Projects - Long Term CareThe mission of the Georgia LTCID Educational Program is to provide clinical and non-clinical staff with critical knowledge, skills, and abilities related to infectious diseases to CMS certified long term care facility staff members.

This is a three-year program from 2021 – 2024. The first year features an infectious disease foundations course offered 14 times, one per healthcare coalition, from October 2021 – May 2022. The second year will feature an infectious disease principles course offered 14 times. The third year will include seven offerings each of the foundations course and the principles course.

Due to the program’s funding source, these courses are open to professionals representing CMS certified long term care facilities only (i.e. nursing homes), NOT personal care homes, assisted living facilities, hospice, or memory care centers.

If you have any questions regarding eligibility or registration, contact us at GeorgiaID@uga.edu.

Course Descriptions

Infectious Disease Foundations Course

8:30am – 3:30pm
This free, one-day course features information on infectious disease trends and emerging threats, transmission routes, personal protective equipment (PPE) recommendations, infectious disease profiles, hand hygiene, PPE donning and doffing, and integration with community partners. This course is also approved for six hours of NAB continuing education credit for LTC Administrators.

Infectious Disease Principles Course

8:30am – 3:30pm
This free, one-day course features information on infectious disease plans, legal aspects of infectious diseases, types of personal protective equipment (PPE), waste management, disinfection procedures, infectious disease trends, and integration with community partners. This course is also approved for six hours of NAB continuing education credit for LTC Administrators.

Infectious Disease Foundations Course Schedule – October 2021 – May 2022

Click here to download the course schedule flyer and here to download the Healthcare Coalition Regional map.

Region A

April 28, 2022
Dalton, GA

Region B

May 18, 2022
Gainesville, GA

Region C

April 29, 2022
Cartersville, GA

Region D

May 13, 2022
Atlanta, GA

Region E

October 8, 2021
Athens, GA

Region F

December 10, 2021
Macon, GA

Region G

January 27, 2022
Augusta, GA

Region H

April 1, 2022
Dublin, GA

Region I

March 17, 2022
Columbus, GA

Region J

March 31, 2022
Savannah, GA

Region K

February 10, 2022
Albany, GA

Region L

March 18, 2022
Tifton, GA

Region M

October 29, 2021
Waycross, GA

Region N

May 12, 2022
Douglasville, GA

Infectious Disease Course Resources

Click the links below to access course resources.

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