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Infection Control Training

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The Health Care-Associated Infections Prevention Program of the Florida Department of Health has five separate web-based training modules on Infection Control, specifically created for facility nursing staff members in acute care hospitals, ambulatory care, and nursing homes. These trainings are available on demand, at your convenience, and at no charge. Each will satisfy one hour of continuing education units. Please follow the directions below to access the training.

The training modules are available on the TRAIN Florida website, using Google Chrome at fl.train.org. If you do not have an account, you can create an account. After agreeing to TRAIN policies, you will need to fill out the Required Fields on the following page. You will come to a page that will ask for your professional license. You will need to choose your license and enter your license number to receive Continuing Education Credit.

You can find the courses by searching for “FDOH Infection Control.”  You may select the class you want to take separately, or in a series by selecting the infection control series. With the series, you will take a brief Introduction course that will explain the course directions, the class “An Overview of Infection Control,” and select one course from the remaining classes dependent on your position and type of facility.

To register for the module:

Select the Registration tab, and then select Launch. Once completed, you will mark the course as completed. You will see a message stating Course was marked as “Completed.”

After this, you will need to take a 10-question quiz and post review.

You will need to score 70% on the quiz to pass the course, and you will need to post a review to receive credit for the class.

Blended Learning Series (Compilation)

FDOH Infection Control Training Series

Introduction and Overview (both classes are required):

FDOH Infection Control Training: Introduction

FDOH Infection Control Training: An Overview of Infection Control

Elective Modules (only one course from this section is required):

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Hospitals

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Nursing Homes

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Ambulatory Care

FDOH Infection Control Training: Certified Nursing Assistants in Nursing Homes and Ambulatory Care

Each of these courses can be taken separately:

FDOH Infection Control Training: Introduction

FDOH Infection Control Training: An Overview of Infection Control

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Hospitals

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Nursing Homes

FDOH Infection Control Training: Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in Ambulatory Care

FDOH Infection Control Training: Certified Nursing Assistants in Nursing Homes and Ambulatory Care