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APIC Infection Prevention Courses

In partnership with the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), MDHHS is offering complimentary Education for the Prevention of Infection (EPI®) and Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist (LTC IP) Essentials Training.

Training attendees will also receive a free one-year APIC Membership; existing members will receive a one-year extension.

 

EDUCATION FOR THE PREVENTION OF INFECTION

This intensive training benefits healthcare professionals in acute care by providing training and competency-building to:

  • Develop an effective IPC risk assessment plan.
  • Understand the core principles of IPC including epidemiology; microbiology; pathogens and diseases; and more.
  • Identify key drivers and components of an IPC team and program.
  • Explain IPC rounding and implementation science basics.

To earn the EPI Intensive Certificate and available 34 CNE credits, participants must complete all program components

  • 4-days of live training led by experienced instructors. (28 contact hours awarded for attendance and completion of evaluation)
  • Five online modules with knowledge checks and a final exam to reinforce learning.

Dates

  • In-person (Lansing, MI) | March 19 - 22, 2024
    • March 19 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • March 20 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • March 21 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • March 22 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Application

The application period for the Education for The Prevention of Infection course has closed.

LONG-TERM CARE INFECTION PREVENTIONIST ESSENTIALS

Managing infection prevention and control (IPC) in long-term care settings presents a unique set of challenges and issues. This training provides the foundation of the role of the infection preventionist (IP) and the practice of being an effective IP in a long-term care setting, including creating and managing successful IPC programs and mitigating risk at your facility. This training also covers CMS required topics.

To earn the LTC IP Essentials Certificate of Completion and available CNE credits, participants must complete all training components.

  • 2.5 - days of live (virtual or in-person) training led by experienced instructors. Contact hours awarded for attendance and completion of evaluation.
  • Online modules with knowledge checks and a final exam to reinforce learning.

Dates

  • Virtual | February 27-29, 2024
    • February 27 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
    • February 28 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
    • February 29 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • In-person (Livonia, MI) | April 24-26, 2024

Application

The application period for the Long-Term Care Infection Preventionist Essentials February session has closed.

Application details for the in-person training, to be held in Livonia, MI in April, will be distributed in March 2024.