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Infection Control and Prevention

Through a partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health, Delaware Tech is pleased to offer training related to infection prevention and control. This project is funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Project Firstline, a comprehensive infection control program designed to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases in U.S. healthcare settings. The content is 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 family, and their community from infectious disease threats, such as COVID-19.

For additional information, please email sg-workforcedevelopment@dtcc.edu or call (302) 454-3956.


Current Courses
Basic Science of Viruses
This course will cover the basic science of viruses, including information on viral variants. Additionally, you will learn about respiratory droplets and how COVID-19 gets from one person to another.
The Role of PPE in Infection Prevention
This course covers how PPE is part of the equipment that you use to protect yourself, patients, and co-workers, and to keep germs from spreading in the environment. It covers eye protection, gloves, and gowns.