Welcome to the Infection Prevention and Control Resource Hub

Here you will find trainings and educational resources to advance your own IPC knowledge, and that of your staff.

About the Hub

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Healthcare-Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance (HAI/AR) Program is excited to lead statewide efforts to provide Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) training and resources for healthcare workers, public health professionals and students.

For more information on MDPH HAI/AR programs, please visit:

Webinars, Videos, and Toolkits

Recorded webinars, print material and toolkits are available on a variety of IPC topics. Free continuing education credits are offered for some live and recorded webinars.

Webinar topics include:

  • Multidrug Resistant Organisms
  • C.difficile Prevention
  • Antibiotic Stewardship
  • Hand Hygiene

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Antibiotic Stewardship

MDPH has partnered with antimicrobial stewardship (AS) experts from Tufts Medical Center to enhance AS support and activities in our long-term care facilities. Drs. Shira Doron, Gabriela Andujar Vazquez, Kap Sum Foong, and Maureen Campion of Tufts Medical Center share their experience as leaders of a successful program recognized as an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.Take advantage of opportunities for education, feedback, and discussion with these experts around promoting and implementing AS strategies. Explore some of the tools and resources we have available and begin reporting your long-term care facility antibiotic start data today.

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Project Firstline

The goal of CDC's Project Firstline is to provide every person working in a healthcare facility the foundational understanding of infection control needed to protect themselves, their patients and their communities from infectious disease threats including COVID-19 and antibiotic resistant organisms.

Project Firstline offers educational resources in a variety of formats to meet the diverse learning needs and preferences of the healthcare workforce. Resources are designed to empower and enable healthcare workers to think critically about infection control, using adult learning principles, educational best practices, CDC recommendations, and the science that informs them. Take advantage of these free infection control training resources for all healthcare workers.

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