Infection Prevention Training for Frontline Personnel (Prevention CHKC) Needs Assessment, SHEA Prevention Course for HAI Knowledge and Control of HAIs (Prevention CHKC) Program Committee

Prevention CHKC is designed to train frontline healthcare personnel, defined as those “responsible for direct patient care” in best practices to prevent and control HAIs and pathogens that can spread in the healthcare setting. Training educates frontline personnel to successfully execute best practices in topics that include:

  • Prevention of CLABSI, CAUTI, SSI, VAP/VAE
  • Prevention of C. difficile and MRSA
  • Prevention strategies:
    • Methods for appropriate performance and timing of hand hygiene in the healthcare setting
    • Disinfection and environmental control