COVID-19 Training Resources for Healthcare Professionals

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

If you’re looking for COVID-19 training resources, here’s a place to start.  Training for Healthcare Professionals is a website that identifies many training options. CDC updates this resource periodically – most recently on January 25, 2021.

Here’s the current training opportunities found on this website:

  • Search COVID-19 Trainings on TRAIN
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Training: General Overview of Immunization Best Practices for Healthcare Providers
  • Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
  • Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
  • What Clinicians Need to Know About the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines
  • COVID-19 Vaccines: General Information and Clinical Guidance Update
  • COVID-19 Vaccines: Update on Allergic Reactions, Contraindications, and Precautions
  • What Every Clinician Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Training Programs for Healthcare Professionals
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Development, Approval, Allocation, and Distribution in the U.S.
  • Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) Calls
  • COVID-19 Prevention in Long-Term Care Facilities
  • COVID-19 Prevention in Hemodialysis Facilities
  • Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training Course
  • Donning and Doffing PPE
  • Healthcare Respiratory Protection Resources
  • Application and Integration of NPIs into Pre-Pandemic Influenza Planning, Preparedness, and Response
  • The Science of Social Distancing: Part 1
  • The Science of Social Distancing: Part 2
  • Psychological First Aid
  • Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication
  • Public Health Emergency Law Online Training
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS)
  • Contact Tracing
  • Health Equity
  • Nurses on Shift Work and Long Hours
  • Workplace Violence Prevention for Nurses
  • COVID-19 in Animals

These training opportunities come in many forms – webinars, self-paced online learning, etc. – and many offer free CEs.

Additionally, there are external training opportunities posted:

I encourage you to explore and utilize these training opportunities for you, your team and your colleagues.  There’s something for everyone on the subject of COVID-19.