On-Demand Trainings & Nursing Home Resources


CMS and CDC are hosting live Q&A sessions twice a month through January 2021 to provide the opportunity for nursing home personnel to ask questions as they navigate through the public health emergency.

The on-demand training covers the 13 fundamentals that nursing homes absolutely need in order to manage COVID-19 and are not mandatory.

Take the Training Fundamentals Self-Assessment to determine which trainings are right for you. 


CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management

Your source for nursing home training and resource needs.


CMS-CDC Fundamentals of COVID-19 Prevention for Nursing Home Management  A series of 13 topics that your nursing home partners must know to manage the COVID-19 pandemic. These trainings are available on-demand with 24/7 access.

Comprehensive National Nursing Home Training Series The Comprehensive National Nursing Home Training Series is an accelerated training series to assist communities identified to be in COVID-19 hot spots.

National Nursing Home Learning & Action Network (LAN) Events An overview of the different activities and resources that State Healthcare-associated Infections and Antibiotic Resistance (HAI/AR) prevention programs and Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organizations (QIN-QIOs) are offering to assist nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes This toolkit catalogs the many innovative solutions designed at the state level to protect our nation’s vulnerable nursing home residents during the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.


National CMS/CDC Nursing Home COVID-19 Training FAQs

Free Scenario Based Training: Nursing Home COVID-19 Preparedness for Fall and Winter 2020

Additional Resources