Being prepared makes all the difference. Join our mission to advance infection, prevention and control.
Benefits of being an IPAC Canada Member:
- Access to the most up-to-date information, evidence-based resources, educational programs and best practices concerning infection prevention and control.
- Access to the right tools to enhance your leadership role at your place of work, benefitting colleagues, patients, and families.
- Access to national and international networking opportunities by connecting you to 2,000 IPAC Canada members and certified Infection Prevention and Control Professionals.
You may renew an existing IPAC Canada membership via your personal Online Membership Account if you created one for yourself in the past (see link below) Or, if you wish you can create a New Online Membership Account (see link below).
2023 Membership Application Form
Online Membership Application (System is undergoing an upgrade and will be available after November 25th. To renew your membership please download a PDF Membership Form below)
To renew an existing membership account, click the link below. Your user ID is likely your email address. NOTE: your user ID and password are NOT the same as the ones you have been assigned to access the Members Only Area of the IPAC Canada website, as Online Membership Accounts are on a separate platform.
- Renew membership online (per above, will be available again after November 25th)
- Edit member profile after registration (per above, will be available again after November 25th)
- FAQ's for Online Membership Account (pdf format)
- 2023 English Application form
- 2023 French Application form
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 annual Bring in a New Member Contest, and you - and the new member - could WIN free membership! Download and complete the 2023 Contest Entry Form now! Deadline is March 15, 2024 and winners will be announced by March 31, 2024.
2023 membership fees are:
Individual membership - $223
Group Membership - First representative - $296
Group Membership - Additional representatives - $150
Students and Retired Members - $135
First-Time Individual Member* (first year only) - $135
GST/HST is not applicable on membership fees.
Newly-certified (CIC, a-IPC or LTC-CIP) Members in 2023 will receive a $50 discount off their 2024 membership fees upon renewal. One discount will be given in the member's lifetime.
*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 a Group Membership or those replacing a current member. The new member fee would only apply once in a member's lifetime.
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.
Group Membership: 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 - OR - report to the same Direct Supervisor. 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 Group.
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 and is working to a maximum of half time equivalent (.5 FTE).
Retired: Retired and not employed full time nor 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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