Education & Certification
Microbiology 101 for Infection Preventionists
OpenMicrobiology 101 for Infection Preventionists
**Recently audited and enhanced to reflect current standards and regulations.
This online course presents the microbiological perspective of infection prevention to aid in decision making.
- Fundamental concepts in basic microbiology
- The host versus the microorganism
- Host defenses, microbial invasion, and colonization
- Modes of disease transmission
- Healthcare-associated infections
- Infections of community onset
- Infection prevention interventions
Members: $100 / Non-members: $175
CNE: APIC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nursing contact hours: 8
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Complete the online evaluation from your computer immediately upon completion of the course by using the course survey link provided in the training menu. Once the online evaluation is complete, you will be eligible to obtain your contact hours via the certificate of completion.
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The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
Course evaluations will be availablein your online training meny upon completion of the course. All course-related evaluations must be completed within 30 days of course completion. After satisfying all evaluation requirements, a certificate of completion will be available to print and/or for your records indicating CEUs.
Accredited status does not imply endorsement by APIC or the American Nurses Credentialing Center of any commercial products displayed or discussed in conjunction with an educational activity.