Webinar: Outbreak Response & Incident Management: A Discussion on the Who and What of a Disease Outbreak

Join national infectious diseases outbreak prevention and response experts for a webinar on September 20 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/9 a.m. PDT for a webinar detailing roles, responsibilities and resources for preparing, prevention and responding to infectious disease outbreaks.

The webinar, Outbreak Response & Incident Management: A Discussion on the Who and What of a Disease Outbreak, will present an overview of federal resources and tools available to help hospitals and healthcare systems maximize preparedness when responding to outbreaks such as Ebola, Zika, pandemic influenza, and other infectious diseases, as well as provide an informative look at the frontline roles on healthcare epidemiologists and infection preventionists in preventing and managing infectious diseases outbreaks. The presentation will also highlight key case studies to demonstrate successful implementation and collaboration of outbreak response.

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Course summary
Course opens: 
09/20/2018
Course expires: 
09/13/2021

Presenters:

Melissa Harvey, RN, MSPH
Director of the National Healthcare Preparedness Programs in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS

John Hick, MD
Lead Editor of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response's Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)

R. Scott Stienecker, MD, FACP, FSHEA
Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention at Parkview Health 

Patricia (Patsy) Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, CIC
Senior Director of Infection Prevention & Control and the Children's Immunization Project, Children's Minnesota - APIC Member and 2018 Hero of Infection Prevention Recipient

Organizers:

Kristy Weinshel
Tamara Moore

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/20/2018
Course expires: 
09/13/2021
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