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CMS & CDC Offer a specialized, online Infection Prevention and Control Training For Nursing Home Staff in the Long-Term Care Setting

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing a free on-line training course in infection prevention and control for nursing home staff in the long-term care setting developed with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 

The course information covers core activities for an infection prevention and control program, with a detailed explanation of recommended practices to prevent pathogen transmission and reduce healthcare-associated infections and antibiotic resistance in nursing homes. 

Course overview and materials are available on the CDC's TRAIN website (

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