The Board of Ambulatory Surgery Certification (BASC) is the organization that oversees the Certified Administrator Surgery Center (CASC)® and Certified Ambulatory Infection Preventionist (CAIP)® certifications.
The CASC® certification is a distinction earned by those in the ASC industry with a comprehensive understanding of the knowledge and skills that the role of an ASC Administrator requires. Information about future application submission and testing periods and the CASC® Candidate Handbook is located on the CASC® website. CASC® certificants can submit continuing education and pay the annual fee through the CASC® recertification portal.
CAIP® is the first certification designed specifically for Infection Preventionists in the ASC industry. The CAIP® certification is intended for licensed health care professionals interested in demonstrating their understanding of the skills and knowledge required to fill the role of an ASC Infection Preventionist. Information about future application submission and testing periods and the CAIP® Candidate Handbook is located on the CAIP® website. CAIP certificants can submit continuing education and pay the annual fee through the CAIP® recertification portal.
ASCA members receive a 10% discount on the purchase of ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, one of the recommended study materials for the CAIP exam.
To take advantage of this special discount, purchase ST79 online through the AAMI Store or call 877-249-8226 using the coupon code ASCAST79 to receive 10% off the list price.
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