About CDC Learning Connection

CDC Learning Connection helps public health and healthcare professionals stay informed about quality, federally funded trainings from CDC and partners. Each month, we feature trainings on this website and promote them via a newsletter, social media, and partner outreach.

How We Select Featured Trainings

To ensure that we are promoting quality trainings, we review them against a set of criteria that align with the CDC Quality Training Standards. All trainings we promote must be federally funded, designed for public health and healthcare professionals, and publicly available. In addition, featured trainings must:

  • Meet the definition of training as outlined in the CDC Quality Training Standards.
  • Include clear and measurable learning objectives that match training content.
  • Contain accurate and relevant content.
  • Include opportunities for learner engagement.
  • Include a user-friendly interface and navigation.
  • Include an opportunity for learner assessment that provides feedback to the learner.
  • Include follow-up support for the learner.
  • Have no major technical issues.

We are more likely to promote trainings that: