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Environmental Infection Control Consulting

The followng information will help you develop an independent study-review course for these ACAC certifications. The Handbook for each program includes eligibility requirements, application procedures, examination information, recertification and reinstatement policies and the ACAC code of conduct, while the Exam Study Guide lists areas within each reference text that deal with specific examination topics.

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Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Consultant
Required: 8 years experience consulting on environmental infection control issues in hospitals, schools, clinics, urgent care centers, assisted living facilities and other environments where infection control is a concern.

 

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Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Investigator
Required: 2 years experience consulting on environmental infection control issues in hospitals, schools, clinics, urgent care centers, assisted living facilities and other environments where infection control is a concern.

 

Program Summary:

The Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Investigator (CEICI) and the Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Consultant (CEICC) help prevent infection control problems in the built environment. A CEICI or CEICC advises building owners during demolition, remodeling, repair and renovation projects. A CEICI or CEICC can help identify construction practices which might contribute to the spread of infection. A CEICI or CEICC can help develop an infection control risk assessment (ICRA) and assemble a project management team.

A CEICI or CEICC also investigates existing infection control issues. He or she can locate the source of a problem and recommend steps to correct it.

A CEICI or CEICC has verified knowledge of disciplines related to environmental infection control. The certification exams cover the most respected texts in the field. Those who pass the exams must understand the scientific principles governing infection control. They must be familiar with current practices and standards affecting consultants and investigators. They must know how to produce a risk assessment (ICRA). They must be able to assemble a project management team. They must know how to conduct an investigation and report their findings.

Each CEICI or CEICC possesses verified experience in infection control consulting in one or more of the following settings:

  • Hospitals

  • Clinics and urgent care centers

  • Offices and commercial buildings

  • Industrial structures

  • Government facilities

  • Schools and public buildings

To earn the Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Investigator (CEICI) or Council-certified Environmental Infection Control Consultant (CEICC) designations, a candidate must:

  • Demonstrate verifiable field experience in infection control consulting

  • Pass a rigorous examination based on broad industry knowledge rather than a course curriculum

  • Earn the unanimous approval of the CEICI or CEICC certification board

  • Re-certify every two years

  • Participate in 20 hours of professional development activities each year

  • Maintain the highest ethical standards

Accreditation:

The CEICC and CEICI certifications are accredited by the Council for Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB), a nationally recognized independent accreditation body. ACAC certifications are the ONLY designations in the indoor air quality field to earn CESB accreditation.

 

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