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Project Firstline Rhode Island is committed to creating resources that help frontline healthcare workers understand and confidently apply infection prevention and control (IPC) principles. PFL RI offers in-person and virtual trainings on a variety of IPC topics including transmission-based precautions, environmental cleaning and disinfection, and injection safety, among many others. The PFL RI team can develop and customize trainings to specific healthcare environments to meet your IPC needs.

Events

June 3, 2024
Sharps Safety | A Refresher Session

12:00 pm

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in English

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CNE
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June 6, 2024
Sharps Safety | A Refresher Session

10:00 am

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Virtual

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in English

CE
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CNE
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June 17, 2024
Cleaning and Disinfection: A Deep Dive for EVS Personnel Part 1

12:00 pm

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Virtual

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in English

CE
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CNE
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June 20, 2024
Cleaning and Disinfection: A Deep Dive for EVS Personnel Part 2

12:00 pm

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Virtual

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in English

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CNE
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Recorded Live Content

Project Firstline’s innovative content is designed so that — regardless of a healthcare worker’s previous training or educational background — they can understand and confidently apply the infection prevention and control principles and protocols necessary to protect themselves, their patients, their families, and community.

February 5, 2024
Recordatorios de control de infecciones durante la temporada de virus respiratorios​
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Esta es una grabación de un seminario web en vivo de Proyecto Firstline Rhode Island. Esta sesión revisa algunos virus respiratorios comunes, cómo se propagan y cómo impactan nuestro sistema de salud en todo el mundo. ¡Aprenda cómo puede proteger a los pacientes y a usted mismo durante la temporada de virus respiratorios! Para obtener más información, visite projectfirstlineRI.com.

January 22, 2024
Infection Control Reminders for Healthcare Workers During Respiratory Virus Season | A Refresher Session
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This is a recording of a live Project Firstline Rhode Island webinar. This session reviews some common respiratory viruses, how they spread, and how they impact our healthcare system worldwide. Learn how you can protect patients and yourselves during respiratory virus season!

December 7, 2023
Session 5: Education: Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements
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Watch the last webinar of CDC's 5-part series. CDC experts and partners discuss the impact of sepsis education for healthcare professionals during onboarding and as an annual refresher.

November 16, 2023
Session 4: Tracking and Reporting: Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements
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Watch the fourth webinar of CDC's 5-part series. CDC experts and partners discuss how to measure sepsis epidemiology, outcomes, program goals, and the impact of sepsis initiatives. Discover ways to provide partners with actionable information about sepsis treatment and outcomes.

November 2, 2023
Session 3: Action: Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements
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Watch CDC's third webinar to gain valuable insights from CDC subject matter experts and partners about how to implement effective structures and processes to improve sepsis identification, management, and recovery.

October 16, 2023
Session 2: Accountability and Multi-professional Expertise: Hospital Sepsis Program Core Elements
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Watch the second webinar of our 5-part series. CDC subject matter experts and partners explore the importance of appointing a leader responsible for program outcomes, the benefits of setting concrete program goals, and how to engage key partners throughout the organization.

Project Firstline holds virtual town halls to provide important IPC updates to healthcare workers. These virtual discussions and Q&A sessions with CDC experts focus on changes to IPC guidance and recommendations around COVID-19 in healthcare settings.

Video Series: Inside Infection Control

Watch episodes of Project Firstline short video series on infection prevention and control

The CDC’s Dr. Abby Carlson explains the basic ideas behind infection control, how they work to prevent COVID-19, and how using infection control actions while you’re at work can protect your patients, your coworkers, your families, and your community.

Screenshot of video, Abby Carlson MD smiling at camera

Infection Control in Healthcare

Infection control is more than just policies and procedures, it’s an essential part of caring for and protecting patients. When you can understand and apply infection control actions consistently and confidently – every person, every action, every day – it saves lives.

Social Media Content

Help others learn more about recognizing infection control risks and where germs live in healthcare using our downloadable social media content. Be sure to tag Project Firstline in your posts (@CDCFirstline on Twitter and @CDCProjectFirstline on Facebook).

Where Germs Live: Environment
Where Germs Live: Environment
Where Germs Live: Body
Where Germs Live: Body
Infection Control Actions
Infection Control Actions
Devices
Sinks
Needles
Toilets
Skin
Did you know? Germs Can live in Dirt
Did you know? Germs Can live in Dirt
Did you Know? Germs Can Live in Water
Did you Know? Germs Can Live in Water
Did you know? Germs Can Live on High-Touch Surfaces
Did you know? Germs Can Live on High-Touch Surfaces
Did you know? Germs Can Live on Dry surfaces
Did you know? Germs Can Live on Dry surfaces
Did you know? Germs Can Live on Devices
Did you know? Germs Can Live on Devices
Did you know? Germs Live on the Skin
Did you know? Germs Live on the Skin

Learn More About Infection Control

Project Firstline is committed to creating resources that help frontline healthcare workers understand and confidently apply the infection control principles and protocols necessary to protect themselves, their families, and their community.

Read more at CDC.GOV/InfectionControl

Infection control resources

Training Toolkits

You don’t need to be an infection control expert to lead these trainings. The resources in this toolkit will help you along the way.

Use Project Firstline’s new training toolkits to help your team learn to recognize infection control risks throughout their workday, so they can take action to protect their patients, themselves, and their coworkers.

Session 1

Recognizing Risk Using Reservoirs Training Toolkit

Session 2

How Germs Make People Sick

Session 3

Recognizing Risk Using Reservoirs: A Review

Session 1

Introduction to Reservoirs: Where Germs Live Training Toolkit

Session 2

Healthcare Environment Reservoirs

Session 3

Body and Healthcare Environment Reservoirs: Synthesis

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We provide infection prevention and control (IPC) training and resources for workers from a wide range of education and training backgrounds.

PFL RI offers in-person and virtual trainings on a variety of infection prevention and control (IPC) topics. Trainings are tailored to specific healthcare environments and adapted to the learning needs of you and your colleagues. Fill out the form below to let us know how PFL RI can support you in all of your IPC needs.

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