About Project Firstline

Project Firstline is a nation-wide project supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Washington State Department of Health to provide frontline healthcare workers with infection prevention and control education. This six-part interactive training aims to deepen knowledge, moving beyond the “what“ of infection control, and exploring the “why.” After completing this training series, learners will have the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to protect themselves, their patients/residents, their families, and their communities from the spread of infection.

Each section of this training will cover a different topic related to infection control, from hand hygiene to PPE to cleaning and disinfection. Learners will have the opportunity to explore the content via short, informative videos, interactive scenarios, and knowledge checks. At the end of each training module, learners will be able to access a job aid to assist them in their field work.

CDC is the leading partner in Project Firstline, and provided the training content. To learn more about CDC and their partners, visit the Project Firstline website or follow their Facebook and Twitter accounts. To learn more about Project Firstline in Washington State and infection control visit the Washington State Department of Health website. Listen to the Washington State Department of Health Project Firstline podcast to hear about different infection prevention and public health practices, their importance, and their impact on our lives and the lives of our community.

For help with infection control or questions about module content, contact Washington State Department of Health at ProjectFirstline@doh.wa.gov.

For help with technical problems, including site or module registration, contact Northwest Center for Public Health Practice at nwcphp@uw.edu.