NETEC: Ebola in the Age of COVID

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At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant should be better able to:

✔️ Identify the current locations of Ebola virus outbreaks in the world and their proposed origins.
✔️ Describe the role of Identify, Isolate and Inform in controlling the transmission of viral hemorrhagic fevers.
✔️ Describe advances in medical countermeasures and vaccines in controlling Ebola Virus Disease, which have occurred since 2016.
✔️ Discuss the CDC’s personal protective equipment guidelines and workflows utilized when caring for patients known or suspected to have COVID-19 or Ebola Virus disease.
✔️ Identify the NETEC repository of resources and how they can inform safe practice for the healthcare team.

🔸 Bruce S. Ribner, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine; Medical Director, Emory University Hospital Serious Communicable Diseases Unit
🔸 Anna Yaffee, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, Emory University; Director of the Global Health in Emergency Medicine Section
🔸 Kate Boulter, BAN, RN, MPH, Nurse Manager, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Trish Tennill, Associate Director of Nursing, Special Pathogens Program, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue

This activity is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams which may include but are not limited to: medical and nursing staff, administration, education/training leadership, and infection control leadership. Staff specializing in emergency management, communications, specialized clinical areas, laboratory, facilities management and environmental services are also welcome.


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