Tune in to Safe Healthcare: A CDC Webinar Series

Tune in to safe healthcare: A CDC webinar series

CDC, in collaboration with various clinical partners, presents the webinar series, Tune in to Safe Healthcare, which focuses on a variety of infection control and prevention topics. These webinars feature CDC and external experts and serve as a tool to educate healthcare providers on best practices to improve patient safety. Webinars are offered free of cost with an opportunity to earn continuing education. The webinar series can be viewed on CDC’s Safe Healthcare Webinar Playlist.

Continuing Education Information

If you wish to receive continuing education for completing any of the courses, you must complete a course assessment and evaluation using CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online (TCEOnline) system. Detailed information regarding obtaining continuing education is provided under each webinar below.

Register for upcoming webinars

Making Dialysis Safer Coalition Webinarexternal icon
Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Sepsis Standard Work: Improving Compliance with Early Recognition and Management of Perinatal Sepsisexternal icon
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Past Webinars

Date: April 18, 2017

YouTube Video Link: Coming soon

Description: This webinar discusses an outbreak of fungal bloodstream infections due to improper medication compounding and poor infection control practices at an outpatient oncology clinic and review the oversight and enforcement landscape of safety standards in outpatient settings.

Archived Registration Page: Lessons from an Outbreak Investigation: Improving Medication Preparation, Use, and Other Infection Control Practices in Outpatient Oncology Clinicsexternal icon

Webinar Slides: Lessons from an Outbreak Investigation: Improving Medication Preparation, Use, and Other Infection Control Practices in Outpatient Oncology Clinics pdf icon[PDF – 8 MB]

Detailed Continuing Education Information pdf icon[PDF – 706 KB]

To obtain continuing education:

  1. Access CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online system.
  2. Login as a new participant OR with your existing participant login.
  3. On the “Participant Services” page, select “Search and Register.”
  4. On the “Online Search” page, type 2720 under “Keyword Search” and click “view.”
  5. A list of webinars will populate. Select this webinar and follow the prompts.

Relevant Links:

Date: January 31, 2017

YouTube Video Link: Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative [Pre-recorded Webinar 1:04].

Description: This webinar discusses results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End stage renal disease (SCOPE) Collaborative, which is a Quality Transformation Network for dialysis centers serving children.

Archived Registration Page: Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborativeexternal icon.

Webinar Slides: Reducing Infection in the Outpatient Dialysis Facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End Stage Renal Disease (SCOPE) Collaborative slide deck pdf icon[PDF – 3.3 MB]

Detailed Continuing Education Information pdf icon[PDF – 497 KB]

To obtain continuing education:

  1. Access CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online system.
  2. Login as a new participant OR with your existing participant login.
  3. On the “Participant Services” page, select “Search and Register.”
  4. On the “Online Search” page, type 2720 under “Keyword Search” and click “view.”
  5. A list of webinars will populate. Select this webinar and follow the prompts.

Relevant Links:

Date: November 15, 2016

YouTube Video Link: CDC’s Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship. [Pre-recorded Webinar 1:02]

Description: This webinar discusses CDC’s Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship, which provides a framework for implementing antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings.

Archived Registration Page: CDC’s Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardshipexternal icon

Webinar Slides: CDC’s Core Elements of Outpatient Antibiotic Stewardship pdf icon[PDF – 3.47 MB]

Detailed Continuing Education Information pdf icon[PDF – 507 KB]

To obtain continuing education:

  1. Access CDC’s Training and Continuing Education Online system.
  2. Login as a new participant OR with your existing participant login.
  3. On the “Participant Services” page, select “Search and Register.”
  4. On the “Online Search” page, type 2720 under “Keyword Search” and click “view.”
  5. A list of webinars will populate. Select this webinar and follow the prompts.

Relevant Links

Date: September 22, 2016

YouTube Video Link: Empowering Nurses for Early Sepsis Recognition [Pre-recorded Webinar – 1:01:40]

Description: This webinar features an overview of CDC’s sepsis Vital Signs report, a discussion on expanding sepsis early recognition, overview of a pilot of sepsis early recognition, and lessons learned from implementing sepsis screening on hospital wards.

Archived Registration Page: Empowering Nurses for Early Sepsis Recognitionexternal icon

Webinar Slides: Empowering Nurses Early Sepsis Recognition Webinar Slide Deck pdf icon[PDF – 3.31 MB]

Relevant Links:

Date: July 28, 2016

YouTube Video Link: Zika Virus – Implications for Pregnant Women [Pre-recorded Webinar – 41:54]

Description: This webinar discusses Zika virus and provides healthcare providers with information about educating their patients and pregnant women on the precautions they should take to avoid contracting the virus.

Archived Registration Page: Zika Virus: Implications for Pregnant Womenexternal icon

Webinar Slides: Zika Virus – Implications for Pregnant Women Slide Deck pdf icon[PDF – 2.32 MB]

Relevant Links:

Date: July 26, 2016

YouTube Video Link: Unsafe Injection Stories from the Field [Pre-recorded Webinar – 58:54]

Description: This webinar discusses unsafe injection practices and how injection practices can be improved in the medical field to better protect patients.

Archived Registration Page: Unsafe Injection Stories from the Fieldexternal icon

Webinar Slides: Unsafe Injection Stories from the Field Webinar Speaker Slide Deck pdf icon[PDF – 3.51 MB]

Relevant Links: