ASC Academy: Prep for Infection Prevention Certification

Sponsored by 3M | Supported by AORN Foundation

Prepare for the CAIP™ Exam

Learn with your peers and interact with infection control experts as you prepare to earn the new certification specifically for infection preventionists in the ambulatory setting. This virtual live format includes three classes covering each of the five categories included in the exam and ASC-specific responsibilities.

Course Benefits:

  • Live, virtual classes that cover each exam area in easily digestible chunks.
  • Interactive content taught by perioperative and IP experts.
  • Activities, practice, and resources to help in test-taking.
  • Q&A with top perioperative and IP experts.
  • Virtual Live course offers 14 contact hours upon completion.
  • BONUS: Complimentary access to eGuidelines Plus, the online version of Guidelines for Perioperative Practice plus dozens of clinical resources.

Next Virtual Live Class

September 15, 20, & 22, 2022 | 3:00pm to 7:00pm MT
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The five domains of the infection preventionist certification exam covered in this course are: 

  1. Program Development, Implementation & Maintenance
  2. Education and Training
  3. Surveillance: Data Collection & Analysis
  4. Infection Prevention Strategies
  5. Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization

Course attendees will:

  1. Assess current knowledge of infection prevention in the ambulatory surgery setting.
  2. Review evidence-based principles and practices related to infection prevention and control.
  3. Enhance critical thinking skills related to perioperative infection prevention.
  4. Develop a personal study plan for success.
  5. Examine test-taking strategies to maximize performance on an infection prevention certification exam.

Course Pre-Requisites:

You will receive a confirmation email which outlines pre-work to be done prior to the start of the virtual live course. Please complete the listed course work to maximize your course experience.


Virtual Live course offers 14 contact hours upon completion.

Presenters

Erin Kyle, DNP, RN, CNOR, NEA-BC
Editor in Chief, Guidelines for Perioperative Practice, AORN

Terri Link, MPH, RN, CNOR, CIC, CAIP, FAPIC
Product Manager Guideline Implementation Tools, AORN

Karen deKay, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC
Perioperative Practice Specialist, AORN

Lisa Spruce, DNP, RN, ACNP, CNOR, CNS-CP, ACNS, FAAN
Director of Evidence-Based Perioperative Practice, AORN

Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC
Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist, AORN


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Accreditation & Disclaimer

This program is approved for up to 14.0 hours of AEUs and up to 14.0 hours of IPCHs by BASC Provider #0102.

The AORN Prep Course has been reviewed by BASC and the material presented includes content from each of the five categories included on the CAIP Certification exam. Registration and attendance at this Prep Course do not, in any way, guarantee that the eligibility requirements will be met, the application will be approved, or that a candidate will pass the exam, and this course is NOT required for potential candidates who are interested in taking the CAIP exam. CAIP is a registered trademark of the Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification (BASC). Candidates for the CAIP exam must meet the eligibility requirements as defined by BASC.