The CAIP exam has five sections that test knowledge in the following categories:

    • Infection Prevention Program Development, Implementation and Maintenance
    • Infection Prevention Education and Training
    • Surveillance, Data Collection and Analysis
    • Infection Prevention Strategies
    • Instrument/Equipment Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization

    More detailed information on each of these topics can be found in the CAIP Content Outline (pdf).