CDC Launches LTC Frontline Staff Training Webinars

The resources below are for frontline staff in long-term care facilities. These short webinars are all published on the Key Strategies to Prepare for COVID-19 in Long-term Care Facilities (LTCFs) web page at the bottom under a “Webinar Series” section. These new webinars are intended to be a training tool/resource for frontline long-term care staff members.

COVID-19 Webinar & Educational Resources |Register Here

Complying with Infection Control Regulations | Register Here

How to Prepare your Facility for SurgeRegister Here

Become a Temporary Nurse Aide or a Temporary Feeding Assistant

Currently, the 8-hour Temporary Nurse Aide training program is permitted under special waivers, exceptions, or flexibilities for temporary nurse aide roles in these states:  

Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia 


Additional training or other actions may be required in these states (please contact your state health care association or appropriate state agency for additional information about your state’s requirements):

 Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia 

Click here to register for the free 8-hour Temporary Nurse Aide course.   

If you plan to work in the state of Oklahoma you will need to take the free 16-hour courseClick here to register.   

If your state is not listed above, check back often as more states are being added to the list weekly. You may also contact your state health care

*DISCLAIMER*: AHCA/NCAL has created this course to assist providers to recruit and train temporary staff during the national emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Federal and/or state requirements may need to be waived to permit individuals under this training program in your location.  Employers should check with their state survey agencies and their state occupational licensing agencies, where applicable, to ensure individuals trained under this program are permitted to assist with care in your location. 

Stay Up to Date

Visit our webpage here daily for the latest information that AHCA/NCAL has to share with our members about COVID-19. AHCA/NCAL is working nationally with the CDC to ensure our members are receiving necessary supplies and guidance to prevent the spread of this disease.

The Joint Commission recognizes the incredible challenge that health care organizations and front-line workers face with the COVID-19 crisis. Visit their website for more information.