New York Infection Control Training for Healthcare Providers

New York Infection Control Training (Mandatory) is Approved by
New York State Department of Health (Provider # TP02080 – Valid Until 4/6/2022)

New York Infection Control TrainingContact Hours: 3 (Mandatory)
Curriculum: Click Here
Certificate: Printable (PDF) | Certificate Validity: 4 Years
NYDOH Provider ID: TP02080 (Valid Through 4/6/2022)
Approved For: All New York Healthcare Professionals


New York Infection Control Training is Approved For Following Healthcare Professionals:

  • Physicians
  • Resident Physicians
  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Podiatrists
  • Registered Physician Assistants
  • Special Assistants
  • Optometrists
  • Medical Students, and Physician Assistant Students.
  • Other Healthcare Professionals Needing to Satisfy Infection Control Training Requirements
  • Eligible Groups (Employees, Credentialed/Affiliated Professionals, and Community based Providers.)

New York Infection Control Training Course Covers Following Six Core Elements in Depth (2010 NYS Infection Control Training Syllabus):

  • Element I: Responsibility to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control and to monitor the performance of those for whom the professional is responsible.
  • Element II: Modes and mechanisms of transmission of pathogenic organisms in the healthcare setting and strategies for prevention and control.
  • Element III: Use of engineering and work practice controls to reduce the opportunity for patient and healthcare worker exposure to contact with potentially infectious material in all healthcare settings for bloodborne pathogens.
  • Element IV: Selection and use of barriers and/or personal protective equipment for preventing patient and healthcare worker contact with potentially infectious material.
  • Element V: Creation and maintenance of a safe environment for patient care in all healthcare settings through application of infection control principles and practices for cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization.
  • Element VI: Prevention and management of infectious or communicable diseases in healthcare workers.

New York Infection Control Training for Healthcare Providers (Click Here) : Health professionals are required to attest infection control and barrier precautions training completion certificate on license renewal and provide a copy of their certificate to the person(s) who maintain their credentialing documentation. Independent Physicians and Physician Assistants whose professional credentials are not maintained by employer must submit a copy of their certificate by mail to the New York State Department of Health.