The comprehensive 4MedPlus Certificate of Contact Tracing Proficiency (CCTP) course is an online self-paced program which covers all CDC recommended training elements required to apply for a contact tracer role in any community. This course also provides in-depth training regarding tracer communication and includes a hands-on practice session with sample case interview audio and a digital tracing form.
Contact tracers are those who notify patients and close contacts of patients of their exposures based on national, regional, and organizational requirements then continues to follow the cases and contacts through their recommended protocols. Positions are opening up across the country for this important job-role. Successful completion of the CCTP course and final exam delivers an approved 4MedPlus Certificate of Contact Tracing Proficiency with professional badge/seal as well as optional CE credit.
PLUS+ You will also have the opportunity to print copies of your digital tracing forms to share samples of your interview and form completion skills with potential employers. No other contact tracing training programs provide this level of skill-building or verifiable documentation.
Identify strategies to reduce spread of disease
Outline the primary components of contact tracing
Describe detailed contact tracing protocols
Apply knowledge and contact tracing protocol to realistic scenarios
Understand communication and question types for contact tracing calls
Identify contact tracing tools and resources
Practice interview and online report form completion (with digital hands-on exercises)
Understand the importance of protecting Patient Health Information (PHI)
Analyze contact tracing encounters for ongoing quality improvement
AUDIENCE: This accredited program is designed to train prospective healthcare and non-healthcare applicants for contact tracing roles. For nurses, the CCTP course includes national ANCC CE credit for RNs/LPNs.