Ambulatory Infection Prevention Course

Minimize Risk and Align to CMS Requirements

Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) staff and administrators will find critical information in this course to help meet CMS requirements for a credible infection prevention and control program in the ambulatory setting. The four-module course follows the CMS surveyor worksheet, focusing on the observations and assessments frequently made during regulatory visits to ASCs. 

Four Learning Modules

  1. Sterilization and high-level disinfection, including a section on reprocessing of single-use devices
  2. Hand hygiene practices including monitoring and suggestions to improve compliance
  3. Critical environmental infection prevention practices
  4. Practices related to point-of-care devices and safe injection practices

Extension Fee

This course is accessible for four months from the date of enrollment. Extensions can be requested at a $50 fee per month (for a maximum of four months that must be consecutive). Request an extension with Customer Service at (800) 755-2676.

Contact Hours

Participants receive 6.8 Contact Hours after passing the Post Test in each module with a score of at least 80% and completing the Course Evaluation. Contact hours for these courses will expire April 30, 2018.


This program is approved for 6.8 hours of AEU Credit by BASC Provider #0102. AEU credit is available upon request only by calling Experience Services at 800-755-2676.