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 (www.train.org/cdctrain/training_plan/3814).
- This memo supersedes memo Quality, Safety & Oversight policy memorandum QSO 18-15-NH.
Please see the memo for further details.