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Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO)

Image of a badge Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course (Web-based)


Course Summary

Course:  WB4081
CE Expiration:  09/30/2021, 11:59 PM ( ET )
Available CE:  CME, CNE, CEU
This course will provide infection prevention and control (IPC) training for individuals responsible for IPC programs in nursing homes so they can effectively implement their programs and ensure adherence to recommended practices by front-line staff. The course will include information about the core activities of an effective IPC program, with a detailed explanation of recommended IPC practices to prevent pathogen transmission and reduce healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance in nursing homes. Additionally, this course will provide helpful implementation resources (e.g., training tools, checklists, signs, and policy and procedure templates). The course is made up of 23 modules and submodules. The modules can be completed in any order and over multiple sessions, depending on the learner’s schedule. In order to receive continuing education for the course, learners must complete all modules and pass a post-course exam.
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Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurses, Administrators, Program Managers, and other health educators

Prerequisites

The audience will need to have background knowledge in types of care provided in a nursing home, as a professional (e.g., physician, nurse) working in a nursing home would have.


Continuing Education Accreditation Statements
Continuing Medical Education for Physicians (CME):

In support of improving patient care, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this Enduring material  activity for a maximum of 19.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education for Nurses (CNE):

In support of improving patient care, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for  19.3 nursing contact hours.

IACET Continuing Education Units (CEU):

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 1.9 CEU's for this program.

TCEO does not provide CPE certificates. As a Pharmacist, you must log into the CPE monitor 8 weeks after the activity to obtain CE credit.