Providers Prepare for Young Patients with Ebola and Other Special Pathogens

A Pediatric Simulation Course was conducted Aug. 10-11, 2017, at Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus. The course, co-sponsored by the National Ebola Training and Education Center and the Houston hospital was tailored to the needs of health care professionals caring for children who have or may have serious communicable pathogens.

Presentations included lectures by infectious disease and pediatric intensivists, clinical skills training in a state-of-the-art pediatric biocontainment unit, and the sharing of best practices.