Infection Control (ICE) Exam

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DANB Infection Control Exam ICE

Ready to take DANB’s ICE exam? You can apply online right now!

DANB’s ICE exam is a component exam of the NELDA, CDA, and COA certifications. There are no eligibility requirements for taking the ICE exam, so you can apply at any time.

We’re here for you.

DANB is extending all testing windows from 60 days to 150 days. We made this change to give you more time to schedule and take your exam. We recently learned that Pearson VUE testing centers will be closed through at least April 16. During this time, you can still apply for DANB exams and you can schedule your exams for 4/17/2020 or later.  We encourage you to apply online for faster processing. We will work with you to schedule your exam as soon as Pearson VUE notifies DANB that test centers have reopened. For more details, visit the link below.

DANB Testing Information

Additional Information

The price for the ICE exam is $270. The ICE Application Packet can be used if you would like to submit your application via mail or fax.

ICE Application (PDF)

DANB ICE Study Materials

DANB’s ICE Exam Outline lists the topics covered on DANB’s ICE exam. You can use the outline to help create your study plan.

ICE Exam Outline

DALE Foundation Review Courses

The DALE Foundation, the official DANB affiliate, offers review courses and practice tests to prepare for the DANB ICE exam.

DANB ICE Practice Test
DANB ICE Review course

Testing at Pearson VUE

Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Pearson VUE testing centers are closed through 4/16/20. For more information on what this means for you, visit the link below.

DANB Testing Information

"How Can I Prepare?"

Taking an exam can be stressful, so we provide as many tools as possible to help you be ready for the big day. To learn more, visit our Prepare for DANB Exams page.

Exam Preparation