CMIP, the Certificate of Mastery in Infection Prevention for Environmental Services Professionals (CMIP) is a robust certificate program which requires online pre-work and an in-person training session, along with an optional post-session capstone project/assessment. This intensive 30-hour certificate program provides Environmental Services professionals with the requisite knowledge to meet the CMS requirements for a “trained” professional in infection prevention and control specific to the clinical environment of care.

Three Phase Program (30 hours) 
• Phase One: Online reading assignments, exercises, quizzes, and discussion (9 hours)
• Phase Two: In-person training program (8 hours)
• Phase Three: Online reading assignments, exercises, and discussion (9 hours)
• Capstone Project (4 hours)

CMIP Delivers:

  • A comprehensive infection prevention focused curriculum
  • A robust portfolio of evidence-based resources
  • Tools for collaboration to reduce HAIs across the continuum of care

Here's why Environmental Services professionals tell us they are choosing CMIP: 

  • They want to partner more effectively with infection preventionists at their facility
  • Environmental Services professionals want to build their knowledge base in infection prevention and attain a mastery level of competence
  • They want to be more savvy about infection prevention measures and practices


Spring Session (3/13-5/21)
April 12 - Baltimore Workshop

Summer Session (5/22-7/30)
June 22 - Milwaukee Area Workshop

Fall Session (8/14-10/20)
September 17 - Orlando Workshop

Winter Session (10/30-1/07)
November 30 - Phoenix Workshop