Project Firstline is an unprecedented infection control training designed so that—regardless of a healthcare worker’s previous training or educational background—they can understand and confidently apply the infection control principles and protocols necessary to protect themselves, their facility, their families, and their communities. Learn more: www.CDC.gov/ProjectFirstline.
In December, CDC’s Project Firstline launched a video series for frontline healthcare workers called Inside Infection Control.
The videos feature Dr. Abby Carlson, an infectious diseases doctor with experience on the frontlines of COVID-19 and a Project Firstline staffer.Videos range from 3-5 minutes and are designed to answer a question we’ve heard from frontline healthcare workers.
December’s videos answered these questions:
Did you miss a video from December? Catch up today, because there’s more content coming soon. Project Firstline will begin airing new videos every Tuesday and Thursday starting on January 12. Episodes coming soon will focus on how to correctly use personal protective equipment (PPE) including eye protection, gloves, gowns and N95s. They'll cover everything healthcare workers need to know, and answer some questions they often hear from the front lines.