How do I begin the course?

To begin the course, you will need to register here.

How long will it take to complete the course?

This is a self-paced training, however it is estimated that the course will take 3 hours.

What should I select as my User Role?


What is my Provider/Supplier type?

SNF/NF - Skilled Nursing Facilities/Nursing Facilities

What is my Facility CCN?

You can bypass this and instead only fill in the Facility Name, Facility Zip Code, and the Facility State information.

How do I find the correct course?

Once you confirm your account, you will follow a link to the Training Catalog. Scroll down until you see CMS Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff, and then click "launch."

What is the purpose of this course?

This Targeted COVID-19 Training for Frontline Nursing Home Staff is intended to provide clinical staff members with best practices for containing and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes. The training will aid you in prioritizing resident and staff health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How many sections does the course have?

The course includes a mandatory pretest, five learning modules, a mandatory posttest, and a CMS-approved training evaluation.

What are the requirements to pass the course?

To pass the course, you must score a minimum of 80 percent on the training posttest.

How do I submit my certificate?

Once you have completed and passed the course, please take a photo of your Certificate of Completion and email it to to ensure it's added to your GrapeTree file.