Updates from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology
Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Time: 1000 PT, 1100 MT/SK, 1200 CT, 1300 ET, 1400 AT, 1430 NL
Duration: 1 Hour
Log in information will be provided at a later date.
CBIC’s President and Executive Director will provide updates on CBIC certification and recertification. They will also discuss upcoming initiatives, including the advanced certification in infection prevention and control.
ANDREA FLINCHUM, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC, LTC-CIP, FAPIC is the program manager for the Healthcare-Associated Infection/Antimicrobial Resistance Prevention Program at the Kentucky Department for Public Health. Ms. Flinchum joined the program in 2011. Prior to joining the state health department, Ms. Flinchum worked in infection prevention and control in a large academic medical center. She has been working in the field of infection prevention and control since 2005 and has been certified since 2007. Ms. Flinchum is in her third year on the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology and is serving as the President.
JESSICA DANGLES is the Executive Director with the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology (CBIC). She began her career in certification at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, working on the nurse licensure examination NCLEX. From there she accepted a position at the American Osteopathic Association, serving as the Certification Director for the American Osteopathic board of Family Physicians, Emergency Medicine, and Pediatrics. Prior to working with CBIC, she was the Accreditation Standards Manager at the American College of Surgeons within the Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care.