Continuing Education Resources

When it comes to Continuing Education Credits, the CDC and other agencies offers varies  accredited courses, most of which are free.

CDC Laboratory Training 

The CDC laboratory Training website can connect individuals with laboratory focused training that can aid in career development and/or accreditation needs. This website can be used to register for online courses, webinars, seminars, and hands-on workshops. Courses are free and most offer P.A.C.E continuing education credits.

Current subjects include but are not limited to:

   ·         Basic Microbiology
   ·         Biothreat preparedness training for sentinel laboratories
   ·         Brain-eating Amoebae
   ·         BT rule Out or Refer
   ·         Core Microbiology Skills
   ·         Fundamentals of working safely in a Biological Safety Cabinet
   ·         Packing and Shipping Division 6.2 Materials

Access here: https://www.cdc.gov/labtraining/index.html)

CDC TRAIN (https://www.train.org/cdctrain/welcome)

CDC TRAIN is an online learning system that offers public health training opportunities, many that are free. Accounts are free to sign and allows individuals to search for courses to meet their professional developments and manages training transcripts

o   Training and Continuing Education Online (https://tceols.cdc.gov/)

§  The Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEO) is a system that provides access to CDC educational activities for continuing education (CE)
§  TCEO can be used to search for CE opportunities, complete course evaluation and posttests, receive CE certificates, and manage CE transcripts.

o   National Healthcare Safety Network (https://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/training/continuing-edu.html)

§  NHSN offers Training Videos and Self-paced interactive trainings by components such as:

·         Patient Safety
·         Biovigilance
·         Healthcare Personnel Safety
·         Dialysis
·         Long-Term Care Facility

·         2018 Webinar Schedule   Link to Register (https://www2.cdc.gov/vaccines/ed/pinkbook/)
 Dates and Topics

Date

Topic

June 6

Principles of Vaccination

June 13

General Recommendations: Part 1

June 27

General Recommendations: Part 2, and Vaccine Safety

July 11

Vaccine Storage and Handling and Administration

July 18

Immunization Strategies

July 25

DTaP /Tdap

August 1

Rotavirus and Hepatitis A

August 8

Meningococcal Vaccines

August 15

Varicella/Zoster

August 22

Polio and Hib

August 29

Measles, Mumps, Rubella

September 5

Hepatitis B

September 12

HPV

September 19

Pneumococcal Vaccines

September 26

Influenza

 

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