Free Infection Control Training from CDC

Nancy Leveille and Jackie Pappalardi in Clinical & Quality

CDC is pleased to announce the launch of the Environmental Cleaning and Personal Protective Equipment courses, the latest in a series of 11 new infection control training courses. These courses are part of the new States Targeting Reduction in Infections via Engagement (STRIVE) curriculum intended for the infection prevention team, hospital leaders, clinical educators, nurse and physician managers, environmental services managers, all patient care staff, and patient/family advisors. Additional courses will be launched in the coming months.

These training courses were developed by national infection prevention experts led by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET) for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

All courses are free and offer continuing education (CE).

Access the new courses at the STRIVE training page.

The STRIVE curriculum will include over forty individual training modules grouped into 11 courses that focus on Foundational and Targeted infection prevention strategies.

Foundational Infection Prevention Strategies

Targeted Infection Prevention Strategies (coming soon)

  • Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI)
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Bacteremia
  • Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI)

Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI)

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Director, Educational Development & Grant Mgmt.
518-462-4800 x16