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Renew your membership with IPAC Canada

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 2,100 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 at the same link.

2024 Membership Application Form 

Online Membership Application

We have migrated to an updated online platform.
For current IPAC Canada members who created an Online Membership Account in the past: When you click the link below, enter your email address and then click I Forgot My Password. The system will then email you a Verification Link, which you will use to complete your registration.

New members or those who have not created an Online Membership Account before: Click on the link below, and then click Create New User. You will receive a Verification Link to proceed with your registration.

Bring in a New Member Contest
Tela 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 2023-24 Contest Entry Form now! Deadline is March 15, 2024 and winners will be announced by March 31, 2024.

2024 membership fees are:
Individual membership - $228
Group Membership - First representative - $302
Group Membership - Additional representatives - $152
Students and Retired Members - $138
First-Time Individual Member* (first year only) - $138

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.

Additional Information:

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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