The Center is broken into four (4) cores. Below is a brief description of each core, its function and responsibilities.
The Administration Core is responsible for the Center’s fiscal management, contracting, and the logistical coordination of all Center activities. The Administration Core is responsible for managing Center communications and for marketing all Center outreach efforts.
The Needs Assessment and Evaluation Core is responsible for conducting needs assessments (including surveys, focus groups, and key informant interviews) to determine infection prevention and control training and technical assistance needs in the state of Alabama. In addition, this Core is responsible for the evaluation of the Center’s training and technical assistance offerings. If you would like to tell us of an infection prevention and control training or technical assistance need please click here.
The Center’s training and educational initiatives are guided by input from the Center’s Steering Committee and informed by needs assessment results. Both in-person and distance-based training will be provided based on priority needs identified. Development of training and education offerings will be done across multiple formats to expand participation from specific target audiences from around the state. Trainings are provided in in-person and virtual formats. More information on existing and upcoming IPC trainings can be found by clicking on the Training tab above or click here.
To meet needs and identified gaps, the Technical Assistance and Consultation Core works to connect infection prevention and control specialists and subject matter experts to those with reported IPC needs in the state. If you would like to tell us of an infection prevention and control training or technical assistance need please click here.