A HRSA Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program

AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network

Supported by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Project ECHO is launching a National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network.

Our team at Dakota Geriatrics in collaboration with Center for Rural Health is participating in the Network as an official training center for nursing homes.

Curriculum Resources and Recorded Sessions

Introduction: Characteristics of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes

  • Introduction: Characteristics of COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
    Video | Slides

Week 1: Program Introduction; Preventing and Limiting Spread


Week 2: Personal Protective Equipment


Week 3: Approaches to Cohorting


Week 4: Safe Environment


Week 5: Cleaning and Disinfecting


Week 6: Testing


Week 7: Community Transmission and Screening


Week 8: Staff Returning to Work Safely