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Julie Russell Earns Certified Infection Control Credential


November 27, 2019

Julie Russell

The Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology Inc. (CBIC) and Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, have announced that Julie Russell BSN, RN, CIC, director of Quality and Infection Control, has earned the Certified Infection Control credential (CIC) and has demonstrated a mastery of infection prevention and control knowledge by taking and passing this comprehensive examination. Certification is maintained through successful completion of a recertification examination every five years.

The CBIC administers the exam certifying individuals as Certified in Infection Control (CIC). The purpose of the certification process is to protect the public by providing standardized measurement of current basic knowledge needed for persons practicing infection control; encouraging individual growth and study, thereby promoting professionalism among infection control professionals; and formally recognizing infection prevention and control professionals who fulfill the requirements for certification. Individuals who earn their CIC credential join approximately 7,800 practitioners worldwide who are certified in Infection Control.

The CBIC is a voluntary autonomous multidisciplinary board that provides direction for and administers the certification process for professionals in infection prevention and control and applied epidemiology. CBIC is independent and separate from any other infection control-related organization or association.

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