Special Webcast Series – High-Consequence Infectious Disease Workshop

This webcast aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission-based infection-control practices and teaches learners how the “Identify, Isolates and Inform” strategy can improve their ability to recognize and manage an infectious disease threats like COVID-19, MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome) or Ebola.

Attendees will become familiar with the ASPR TRACIE EMS Infectious Disease Playbook and will consider operational challenges and strategies for transport and management of patients with high-consequence infectious diseases.

PRESENTED BY:

Alexander Isakov, MD, MHP, Executive Director, Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), Emory University; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine

Michael J. Carr MD, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Section at Emory University

Ben Tysor, Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMS Quality Assurance, City of Omaha Fire Department

Wade Miles, Operations and Training Manager, Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR), Emory University