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The next CAIP exam period is October 1 to 31, 2021.

The application period for the October CAIP exam is now closed. Applications are accepted in January for the March exam and in August for the October exam.

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What is CAIP?

Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP) is the first certification designed specifically for infection preventionists in the ASC industry.

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Why CAIP?

The CAIP certification distinguishes the infection preventionist as a leader devoted to ambulatory surgery infection prevention standards and best practices and is a symbol of dedication to personal development.

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Exam Dates

Find out when you will have the next opportunity to take the CAIP exam. Mark your calendar!

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Testimonials

Learn why so many ASC professionals appreciate the value of earning the CAIP credential.

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Recertification

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Practice Exam

Sample exam practice questions are available.

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Featured CAIP Certificant

Linda Belmonte of Inova Surgery Centers

Linda Belmonte, BSN, MSA, CAIP, is an infection preventionist/quality consultant for Inova Surgery Centers in Falls Church, Virginia. In this position, she supports four ASCs.
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Featured Educational Opportunities

The following are a sample of organizations offering educational opportunities for CAIP credits that are open to the public.

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Achieving CAIP certification provides evidence of education, training and competence in infection prevention.

It can also support that the ASC infection control program is founded on infection control knowledge and excellence in practice. With the CAIP certification, ASC infection preventionists can show they are committed to developing the highest level of infection control skills.

Lee Anne Blackwell, RN, BSN, EMBA, CNOR, CAIP

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