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July 2008
Volume 18, Number 7
IDSA/SHEA Infection Control Fellows Course Available Online





The online IDSA/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Infection Control Fellows Course was designed to give infectious diseases fellows and others basic training and background in infection control. The course consists of a 21-question pre-test, 14 lectures (approximately 12.5 hours), and a 32-question post-test. Other features include:

  • synchronized audio and searchable slides
  • printable slides
  • a searchable transcript for each lecture
  • self-pacing and "bookmarking" capabilities  

The IDSA/SHEA Infection Control Fellows Course was taped at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and includes lectures on outbreak management, bloodstream and catheter infections, antimicrobial management, and much more.

A preview of the course is available online. To register, visit and follow the instructions in the green “Registration” box on the right side of the page. To sign up a group of fellows, you can use the Group Registration Form.

If you are a training program director and have already registered your group of fellows, you can request a report on the post-test scores of these fellows by e-mailing
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