Project Firstline Community College Collaborative Webinar Series

Community college health professions faculty are invited to join faculty colleagues and infection control experts for a series of four Project Firstline virtual discussions to be held during the 2022-2023 academic year. The series explores infection control topics through the Project Firstline lens for application across healthcare disciplines and clinical settings. Webinars focus on best practices that improve infection prevention and can enhance education and training for community college faculty and incoming healthcare workers.

Participation is free, but registration is required.


  • Thursday, September 29, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
    This interactive discussion (re)introduced Project Firstline’s risk recognition framework, drawing on real-world examples and questions from the field.
  • Monday, November 14, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
    Monkeypox, COVID Spikes, Ebola: What’s New With Infection Control Teaching and Learning?
    Now more than ever, we are aware of the infection risks that can affect our patients and our communities. Join Project Firstline as we explore a novel framework for thinking through infection control as an everyday part of patient care. In part two of this four-part series for health professions faculty, we’ll explore new ways to teach and apply infection control principles across patient care settings, extending beyond the checklists.
  • Monday, February 6, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
    Enhanced Barrier Precautions for Long Term Care Settings
    Join Project Firstline in a special session with CDC’s Long Term Care team to discuss the new Enhanced Barrier Precautions (EBP) for Long Term Care and the science used to develop the EBP recommendations. This session will also highlight resources for training on EBP in the classroom and workplace.
  • Monday, April 3, 2023, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET
    Healthcare Pathways: Taking a Closer Look at Your Community and Beyond
    Join this special session where Project Firstline partners will introduce a freely available database tool, developed by the Community College Research Center, that provides community college administrators, community leaders, and hospitals and health systems a better understanding of existing healthcare training programs offered by postsecondary institutions and the number and characteristics of students who graduate from these programs.

Hosted by the American Hospital Association in partnership with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the League for Innovation in the Community College

Contact: Vanessa Acheampong, American Hospital Association