- Create a New Online Membership Account
- Renew an Existing Online Membership
- Edit Member Profile After Registration
- Not registering online? Print registration form, fill out and mail to IPAC Canada:
- 2018 Membership Application Form (English)
- 2018 Membership Application Form (français)
- CBIC Certification Information
- Chapters Map
- Benefits of Membership
- Letter to Administrators
- Information from the Membership Services Office
Anne Bialachowski RN BN MS CIC
IPAC Canada is pleased to bestow Honourary Membership on Anne Bialachowski. Since joining IPAC Canada in 1998, Anne has been an extraordinary asset to our association in many roles. Her service to the association and colleagues has been inspiring and continues to this day.
Anne is an exemplary professional and an extraordinary member of IPAC Canada. Recognition of Anne’s contributions will take place at the Opening Ceremonies, Sunday, May 27th. More information.
Join IPAC Canada
IPAC Canada is a national, multi-disciplinary, voluntary association of Infection Prevention and Control Professionals (ICPs) committed to improving the health of Canadians by promoting excellence in the practice of infection prevention and control.
New members are always welcome! Look up the nearest IPAC Canada chapter on our Chapters Map.
IPAC Canada welcomes members from around the world. (See World Map Below)
For information about the benefits of joining IPAC Canada, see Member Benefits.
Bring in a New Member Contest
Tell a colleague, tell a fellow ICP, tell a lab technician, or anyone that you know will benefit from joining IPAC Canada! Enter our 2018-19 Bring in a New Member Contest, and you - and the new member - could WIN free 2019 membership, to a value of $214.00 each! Entries must be received by March 15, 2019 (winners will be announced by March 30, 2019). Click here to download the entry form.
IPAC Canada Membership
2018 membership fees are:
Individual membership - $214
Institutional membership - First representative - $299
Institutional membership - Additional representatives - $129
Students and Retired Members - $129
New member (first year) - $129
GST/HST is not applicable on membership fees.
NEW! Newly-certified (CIC) Members in 2018 will receive a $50 discount off their 2019 membership fees upon renewal.
Reduced Fee for New Members: In the first year of their membership, new individual members will be levied a fee equal to the student or retired fee. The reduced fee will not apply to those in an institutional membership or those replacing a current member. The new member fee would only apply once in a member's lifetime.
2018 Membership Application Form (may be printed for mailed or faxed applications):
Online Membership Application (if you do not already have an online account - click here)
- Renew membership online
- Edit member profile after registration
- FAQ's for Online Membership Account (pdf format)
- Benefits of Membership
- Membership Brochure (English)
- Membership Brochure (French)
- Membership Brochure - Dental
- Membership Brochure - EMS
- Membership Brochure - IPAC Designates
- Letter to Administrators
Categories of Membership
Active/Professional: Individuals occupationally or professionally involved in the practice of Infection Prevention and Control and/or Epidemiology. May vote, hold office and serve on committees. This category also includes Industry/Business members who are directly responsible for products and services related to Infection Prevention and Control.
Institutional: Employees of health care related institutions or agencies interested in fostering the purposes and objectives of the Association. Members must be at the same physical site. Representatives receive the same benefits as Active members. Membership will stay with the person for the remainder of the membership year unless they otherwise agree to transfer membership to another representative of the Institution.
Student: Full-time student attending a full time infection control related program. May not vote or hold elected office. May serve on committees. Applications for Student membership must be accompanied by a letter of attestation that the applicant is a full-time student attending an infection prevention and control related program.
Retired: Retired and not employed full time or seeking full time employment in Infection Prevention and Control. This is a non-voting membership. May not vote or hold elected office. May serve on committees.
Corporate Membership: Companies/corporations/agencies which support the objectives of IPAC Canada and provide additional support to IPAC Canada. The company is the member of IPAC Canada. Corporate Member representatives are non-voting and may not hold elected office. They may serve on committees. See List of Corporate Sponsors for more information on Corporate Membership. Individual representatives of the Corporate Member may apply for Active/Professional Membership.
Partnerships with International Organizations
IPAC Canada is a member of the International Federation of Infection Control (IFIC).
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