CMS Memo: QSO-19-10-NH

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

  • 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 (
  • This memo supersedes memo Quality, Safety & Oversight policy memorandum QSO 18-15-NH.

Please see the memo for further details.