HHS coordinates patient-movement crisis drill Leaders from the National Ebola Training & Education Center participated in the largest patient movement exercise in the history of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The nationwide exercise was coordinated April 10-12 by the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness [...]
The 2017 NETEC Annual Report is now available.
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 [...]
Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Exercise Planning for Regional Transport Registration is open for a webinar planned by the National Ebola Training and Education Center and the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Technical Resources, Assistance Center and Information Exchange. The webinar will feature NETEC’s suite of free, fully customizable exercise materials, which [...]
Clinicians received training in June at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. Simulation training included obtaining hands-on practice of several essential skills of caring for patients with Ebola and other special pathogens, with a focus on providing safe and effective care. Hands-on training was done while wearing personal protective [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
NETEC held a two-day training event April 27 and 28, 2017, in Atlanta. The session provided training on emerging infectious disease preparedness, and the agenda included sessions on leadership, train-the-trainer model and emergency management.
Two planes and three mock patients arrived in Omaha in April 2017 as part of a massive drill coordinated by the NSRI and sponsored by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response and the U.S. State Department. A total of 11 patients were transported to five facilities across the [...]
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 [...]