Prepare for your Long-Term Care Certification in Infection Prevention Exam

See how LTC-CIP Certification can help you build your IP expertise and advance your career.

The LTC-CIP Certification provides a standardized measure of the basic knowledge, skills, and abilities expected of professionals working in the field. Successful long-term care infection prevention certification indicates competence in the practice of infection prevention and control within a long-term care setting.

Free APIC Webinar: Preparing for the LTC-CIP Certification

On-demand webinar
Originally presented on March 8, 2023

Hear from our subject matter experts who were involved in creating the content for the APIC Learning System for LTC-CIP by viewing the on-demand webinar.

Discover learning options for every study style.

Whether you prefer to learn with the help of an expert instructor, or at your own time & convenience, APIC has a learning option that can help you succeed! Explore and contrast the options below to find your perfect fit.

Explore what's inside the APIC Learning System for LTC-CIP.

The APIC Learning System is divided into six modules. You will learn the latest best practices to elevate your job performance and help you take advantage of common technologies. The information you gain through these materials will help you develop mastery of knowledge in infection prevention and control as well as drive improvement in your long-term care facility.

Reading Materials

Online embedded reader plus optional printed books

  • MODULE 1: Long-Term Care Settings
  • MODULE 2: Microbiology, Epidemiology, and Normal
    Aging Processes
  • MODULE 3: The Infection Prevention and Control Program
  • MODULE 4: Surveillance of Communicable Diseases
  • MODULE 5: Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases
  • MODULE 6: Infection Prevention for Ancillary Services

Online Study Tools

All are accessible on a variety of devices

  • Assessment: Online assessment helps determine your current knowledge and identify areas for improvement.
  • Module Quizzes: Check your understanding of the lessons covered in reading modules and decide whether you need further study or practice on the topic.
  • Flashcards: Practice learning key terms and concepts to reinforce your knowledge.
  • Glossary: Look up key terms from anywhere in the system with the glossary.
  • Resource Center: Additional resources including printable flashcards, related links to key IP information referenced in the print modules, downloadable e-book versions, and much more!
  • Post-Test: Cap off your studies and confirm exam readiness with the Post-Test.
  • Reports: Track your progress, compare the results of quizzes and pre- and post-tests. View a breakdown of your test scores by module to determine your learning gain.

The Importance of Certification

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