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Infection Prevention Quick Fixes for Your Practice


Available: 02/28/2024-02/27/2027


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Infection prevention and control (IPC) stops the spread of germs and reduces the risk of harm to health care teams, patients, and their families. This course supports busy pediatric team members by providing quick IPC fixes to maintain a safe environment. These activities identify simple and immediate actions to take when using contact precautions, cleaning/sanitizing/disinfecting, wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), administering immunizations, and performing day-to-day responsibilities. 


Unit 1: Contact Precautions - Describe proper precautions for contact transmission.

Unit 2: Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting - Identify best practices for cleaning and sanitizing pediatric practice rooms and materials.

Unit 3: Personal Protective Equipment - Summarize standard procedures for wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).

Unit 4: Immunizations - Explain proper procedures for immunizations.

Unit 5: Common Mistakes - Identify at least 3 common infection prevention mistakes.

Course Details

  • Start Date: February 28, 2024
  • Online Access Expires: February 27, 2027
  • Credit Expires: February 27, 2027
  • Course ID: 61069


Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline healthcare workers and public health personnel. American Academy of Pediatrics is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-OT18-1802. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this flyer do not necessarily represent the policies of CDC or HHS and should not be considered an endorsement by the Federal Government.


‚ÄčEmily Wong, MD, FAAP: practicing primary care pediatrician who completed fellowship training in infectious diseases

Crystal Beyer, RN, MSN-IPC, CIC: nurse and infection preventionist. CDC APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) Advisor to the AAP

Susan Coffin, MD, MPH, FAAP: infectious diseases physician with expertise in infection prevention and control

  • Individual Member - $0
  • Individual Non-Member - $0
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

  • Enduring Materials

  • AAP Credit Only

  • AAP Credit


  • NAPNAP Contact Hours

  • MOC

  • MOC Part 2

  • AAPA

  • AAPA Credit Hours


Physician - Infection Prevention Quick Fixes for Your Practice

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AAP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 0.50 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the AAP.

This activity is approved for 0.50 points of MOC Part 2 credit by the American Board of Pediatrics through the AAP MOC Portfolio Program.  All approved activities must be completed by the MOC Credit Approval End Date. All deadlines and MOC point values should be confirmed by checking the ABP Activity Catalog within each physician’s ABP Portfolio. Consult your ABP portfolio at for details about your specific certification requirements. For questions about how to access this activity, contact

Allied Health Professional - Infection Prevention Quick Fixes for Your Practice

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

PAs may claim a maximum of 0.50 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

This program is accredited for 0.50 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0.00 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0.00 related to psychopharmacology) (0.00 related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines. The AAP is designated as Agency #A17. Upon completion of the program, each participant desiring NAPNAP contact hours must send a completed certificate of attendance to Payment of $15 for NAPNAP members and nonmembers is required via credit card for all NAPNAP contact hour requests. Keep this certificate for your records for six (6) years. Requests for duplicate certificates should be made to the AAP.

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