The Contact Tracing and Infection Control Course

Learn to stop infection in its tracks with new contact-tracing methods:

  • 22 total hours of study
  • 31 self-paced, online modules

Course Overview

Contact tracing could be what frees the world from the grasp of COVID-19. It’s a popular method of containment that’s already helped flatten the curve. But for this to work long-term, we need more qualified healthcare professionals with the proper training—training that isn’t easy to find.

The Contact Tracing and Infection Control course covers all CDC-recommended training elements required to successfully identify patients who have come in close contact with a particular virus or contagion. We’ll discuss important breach avoidance strategies and outline the main steps involved in the contact tracing process.

  • 22 Study Hours
  • Self-Paced Study
  • Online Access

What You'll Learn:

HIPAA Basics

You’ll learn all the basics of HIPAA and how Protected Health Information relates to your work as a contact tracer.

Contact Tracing Protocols

This is a relatively new development in healthcare, so you’ll get a complete overview of how contact tracing works and what is expected in the role.

COVID-19 Guidelines

We’ll walk you through all CMS guidelines for infection prevention as they relate to COVID-19.


  • Infection Control and Barrier Protection Proficiency: Transmission Prevention & Control of Infection
  • Preventing Needlestick & Sharp-Object Injuries
  • Engineering & Work Practice Controls
  • Protection from Blood-Borne Pathogens
  • Barriers & Personal Protective Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in a Healthcare Environmen
  • Cleaning, Disinfection, and Sterilization
  • Prevention & Control of Infectious Disease
  • Handwashing Infection Control in Healthcare
  • Sepsis Awareness & Education
  • Certificate of Sepsis Prevention Proficiency
  • COVID-19 CMS Guidelines
  • Simulation: Hand Hygiene With Sanitizer Code
  • Simulation: Hand Hygiene With Soap & Water
  • Simulation: Isolation PPE Protocol - Donning & Doffing
  • Infection Control Basic Proficiency (CICBP) Final Exam
  • Infection Control and Barrier Protection Proficiency Certificate and CEU Request
  • Contact Tracer Proficiency: COVID-19 Basics
  • Contact Tracing Overview
  • Contact Tracing Role Requirements & Active Steps
  • Current Testing Options for COVID-19
  • Epidemiology & Terminology Relating to COVID-19
  • Contact Tracing Communication Basics
  • Confidentiality, Patient Privacy, Ethics, and Complexities
  • Contact Tracing & Case Monitoring
  • Comprehensive Final Exam
  • HIPAA in the Workforce: Understanding the HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule
  • Business Associates: BA Regulations
  • HIPAA Documentation & Training
  • Applied HIPAA Security for Healthcare Professionals

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