Healthcare Associated Infections Prevention and Control Training and Education

Candida auris

Candida auris is an emerging fungus that presents a serious global health threat. Candida auris can cause severe illness in hospitalized patients and if introduced into the bloodstream can spread throughout the body and cause serious invasive infections which can affect the blood, heart, brain, eyes, bones, and other parts of the body. As of April 18, 2022, the Nevada Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Program has been investigating C. auris outbreaks in acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, and skilled nursing facilities

COVID-19 Training and Information

CDC Trainings

  • CDC general training: Includes various Infection control and prevention courses, hand hygiene and other standard precautions to prevent health care-associated infections. Attendees can get certificate of attendance. Must search by topic (e.g. infection control).
  • CDC Project Firstline: Inside Infection Control - a very simple front-line training which can be applicable to both health care providers and caregivers. This was a new training project started by CDC for infection control practices, attendees can get certificate of attendance. Description and outline at the link below.



Partnering to Heal

Partnering to Heal is a computer-based, video-simulation training program on infection control practices for clinicians, health professional students, and patient advocates. This description and video were obtained from the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Jerri's Story: A Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CAUTI) Patient Story

Jerri’s story is a short video depicting a tragic illustration of the potential risks posed to patients by an indwelling catheter-associated urinary tract infection.

Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI) Prevention and Control Forms

2017 Annual HAI Caucus