This new and intensive 34-hour certificate program will provide Environmental Services leaders and 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 distinct phases comprise this comprehensive program which explores the most important topics in infection prevention. The curriculum is as follows:
- Introduction to Microbiology
- Introduction to Epidemiology
- Infection Prevention During Construction Projects
- Infection Prevention and Preparedness for Biological Events
- Critical Thinking
- Capstone Project
The Certificate of Mastery in Infection Prevention and Control 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.