HAI Training



Below is a curated list of training materials in addition to important laws, regulations, and guidance regarding infection control and prevention, HAI reporting, and disease surviellance. Please see our infection control training archive for full access to presentations and supporting materials from past trainings sponsored by CDPH.

Training Information

General Infection Control

CDC Nursing Home Infection Preventionist Training - CME/CNE/CEU available

CME from CDC: What You Need to Know About Infection Control - CME/CE available


Archive of CDPH Sponsored Trainings

Infection Control Training Archive *NEW*

"Day in the Life of an Infection Preventionist" Workshop

"Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection" Workshop


Important Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines for all Facilities

Management of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms in Healthcare Settings (CDC, 2006)

IDPH Memo: Recommendations for the Implementation of Empiric Contact Precautions for Candida Auris (C. auris) and Updated CDC C. auris Disinfection Guidance 

IL Communicable Disease Code

Illinois Adverse Health Care Events Reporting Law of 2005


Important Laws, Regulations, and Guidelines for Long Term Care

IDPH Memo: Use of Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs for Hand Hygiene in Long Term Care Facilities

IDPH Memo: Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Influenza Outbreaks in Illinois Long Term Care Facilities

IDPH Guidance: Prevention, Control, and Management of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Long Term Care Facilities

210 ILCS 45 Nursing Home Care Act

CMS State Operations Manual - Interpretive Guidelines

CMS Final Rule: Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities (Mega Rule)


Environmental Cleaning

Options for Evaluating Environmental Cleaning

Appendices to the Conceptual Program Model for Environmental Evaluation

CDC Environmental Checklist for Monitoring Terminal Cleaning

CDC Environmental Checklist

Environmental Cleaning Eval Worksheet


National Healthcare Safety Network

Using NHSN

Target Assess Prevent (TAP) Strategy


Contact Us


Email: CDPHHAIAR@cityofchicago.org
312-746-4683 (Fax)


HAI Coordinator:

Shannon Xydis
Email: Shannon.Xydis@cityofchicago.org
312-743-0416 (Office)
312-746-4683 (Fax)

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Related External Links

Illinois Department of Public Health

HAI and AR Prevention Program

Illinois Hospital Report Card

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Healthcare Associated Infections