What is CAIP?

What is CAIP?

Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP) is the first certification designed specifically for infection preventionists in the ASC industry. This certification is for those with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge that the role of an ASC infection preventionist requires. To obtain the certification, an individual must meet certain eligibility requirements and achieve a passing score on an examination designed specifically to test the knowledge considered relevant to be an infection preventionist in an ASC.

The credential is administered by the Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification (BASC), a non-profit organization which also administers the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC) credential.

Who is CAIP for?

This credential is for licensed healthcare professionals with a comprehensive understanding of the skills and knowledge that the role of an ASC infection preventionist requires. 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.