CBIC: What to expect in 2022
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Time: 1030 PT, 1130 MT/SK, 1230 CT, 1330 ET, 1430 AT, 1500 NL
Duration: 1 Hour
THIS WEBINAR IS FOR IPAC CANADA MEMBERS ONLY.
Sandra Callery, RN, MHSc, CIC, President of the Certification Board of Infection Control (CBIC), will inform candidates and active certificants on what they can anticipate over the course of the year. She will provide an overview of the examination process for initial certification as well as options for recertification. The webinar will conclude showcasing new features available on the CBIC online portal and highlight initiatives underway by the CBIC board.
Sandra Callery has worked in the field of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) for many years. Currently Sandra is the Director of Infection Prevention and Control at the Ontario Agency of Health Protection and Promotion (Public Health Ontario (PHO).
Her other work experiences include clinical research and occupational health and safety. She has held several leadership positions in IPAC Canada and has worked in a variety of health care settings, including public health, small community hospitals and large tertiary care centres.
Sandra is a registered nurse and holds a Master of Health Sciences (in Health Care Practice) where her research focused on HIV infection, counseling and testing. She has been involved in research, guideline development and publications regarding disease transmission, infection prevention and management of patients with antibiotic resistant organisms. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
She is a past President of IPAC Canada (formerly Community and Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Association of Canada). She is on the Editorial Board for the Canadian Journal of Infection Control (CJIC).