CDC COVID-19 Prevention Messages: Mini Webinar Series for LTC Staff

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CDC has launched a new mini webinar training series for frontline long-term care and nursing home staff. This series of 5 short webinars reviews basic infection prevention steps including: proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and facemasks, how and when to perform hand hygiene, how and when to clean surfaces, and the need to check residents and staff daily for symptoms of COVID-19. Learn more about your role in protecting residents and keeping COVID-19 out of your facility.

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Those webinars are:

The webinars provide quick and timely information and reminders to your staff on protecting their residents and themselves from COVID-19.  I encourage you to utilize to supplement the training you have provided and continue to provide.  You might also consider sharing them with residents and their families (newsletter idea).

The CDC notification of this mini webinar series also included these resources: