NETEC’s Annual Readiness Visit in Spokane, Wash.

News coverage of NETEC's annual readiness visit with Spokane Sacred Heart Hospital, the Region 10 regional treatment center. KXLY Spokane: Sacred Heart prepares for potential infectious disease threats The Spokesman Review: Not just a drill: Sacred Heart Medical Center simulates transporting patients with Ebola to new special pathogens unit


Operation Tranquil Shift Tests Medical Transport Ability

From April 10 – 13, ASPR participated in the Operation Tranquil Shift exercise to test our nation’s ability to provide safe medical transport for multiple American citizens who have been exposed to Ebola while abroad. In this scenario, a cluster of 11 American healthcare workers were exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone. During the [...]


Ebola Preparedness Simulation Course in New York City

This simulation course, held April 3 and 4, 2017, in New York City, provided an opportunity for clinicians to obtain hands on practice of several essential skills of caring for patients with EVD and other special pathogens with a focus on providing safe and effective care.  Clinicians performed numerous skills in their personal protective [...]


Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness Training in Omaha

The Emerging Infectious Disease Preparedness Training, held March 21 and 22, 2017, in Omaha, covered such topics as pathogens of concern, standard operating procedures, hands-on simulation skills Sessions, emergency management, leadership strategies to sustain readiness, and state and regional operational planning.  


Ebola Preparedness Simulation Course

On June 6 and 7, 2016, NYC Health + Hospitals/ Bellevue hosted NETEC’s Ebola Preparedness Simulation Course. Under the guidance of numerous subject matter experts, 30 clinicians from across the United States obtained hands-on experience practicing several essential skills required to safely care for patients with Ebola Virus Disease.  Skills such as peripheral IV [...]


Regional Ebola Treatment Center Summit

On May 11 and 12, 2016, the Regional Ebola Treatment Center Summit was held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel, Atlanta, GA. The goal of this summit was to increase regional and national collaboration efforts in the care and coordination of patients with highly infectious diseases. The NETEC aims to build an infrastructure allowing [...]