Acute Communicable
Disease Control

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Acute Communicable Disease Control ─ Healthcare Outreach
Basics of Infection Prevention for Acute Care Settings─2 Day Mini Course
November 6-7, 2018

Course Description:

This course is an educational program held by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH). The program is for Infection Preventionists (IPs) and associated staff who work in acute health care settings, including general acute care hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, dialysis centers and ambulatory surgery centers. The course is adapted from California Department of Public Health’s "Basics of Infection Prevention" course and intended for beginning and intermediate IPs. It is free to attend and those who attend both days are eligible for nursing CEUs (approximately 10).

Full course description is available HERE

Course agenda is available HERE

Video/Recording of Trainings: Day 1 & Day 2

Slides from November 6-7, 2018 IP Course
Day 1 Day 2


Course Archive

The following are presentations from previously held courses.


The Basics of Infection Prevention for Long-term Care Settings

April 16-17, 2019

8am to 5pm

California Endowment (1000 N Alameda)

More information to come Winter 2019

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