Specialized Infection Prevention and Control Training for Nursing Home Staff in the Long-Term Care Setting is Now Available

Submitted by Matthew.Gregor… on Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:47
Title
Specialized Infection Prevention and Control Training for Nursing Home Staff in the Long-Term Care Setting is Now Available
Memo #
19-10-NH
Posting Date
2019-03-11
Fiscal Year
2019
Summary
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated on the development of a free on-line training course in infection prevention and control for nursing home staff in the long-term care setting.
• The training provides approximately 19 hours of continuing education credits as well as a certificate of completion.
• The "Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course" is located on CDC's TRAIN website (https://www.train.org/cdctrain/training_plan/3814).
• This memo supersedes memo Quality, Safety & Oversight policy memorandum QSO 18-15-NH.

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