ASC Infection Prevention Online Course - 2021

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This course contains supporting evidence for the parameters of a successful infection control program and should be used by all ASCs who want to ensure that they have implemented a quality infection control program for optimal patient outcomes.
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ASC Infection Prevention Online Course - 2021

Minimize Risk and Prep for CAIP™ Certification

This infection prevention course meets the CMS requirements for infection control training in an ASC and follows the CMS Ambulatory Surgical Center Infection Control Surveyor Worksheet. Also, you may use this course to help you prepare for the first certification explicitly designed for the Infection Preventionist in the ASC setting – the Certified Ambulatory InfectionPreventionist (CAIP™) exam*. 

This course is updated to remain current with regulations and best practices as needed, and never less than every two years. Therefore, if you retake this course as a refresher for your infection control requirements, it is possible you will experience some of the same content which will reinforce what you may have already learned.

Prep for the exam and learn the standard observations and assessments frequently made during regulatory visits to ASCs. The five-module course focuses on:

  1. Hand Hygiene
  2. Environmental Infection Control
  3. Safe Injection Practices (following the CDC One & Only Campaign)
  4. Sterilization and Disinfection Part 1: Cleaning, Decontamination, and High-Level Disinfection
  5. Sterilization and Disinfection Part 2: Sterilization and Single-Use Device Reprocessing

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 this course will expire January 1, 2023.

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.

This online course is accessible for four months from the date of enrollment.