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Free Webinar Part of Ebola Response

Topic: Healthcare System Readiness for Highly Pathogenic Infectious Diseases As the world closely watches the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Technical Resources, Assistance Center, [...]

NETEC Equipped to Respond to Ebola Cases

Online, training resources available to help health professionals prepare Between April 4thand May 15th, 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported 44 Ebola virus disease cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC): 21 suspected, 20 probable, and 3 confirmed, resulting in 19 deaths. A further 362 at-risk people are being [...]

Going Global for Biopreparedness

Infectious Diseases Division reports on High-Level Isolation Workshop Preparedness for outbreaks of infectious diseases is a critical, global issue, and several physicians from the UNMC Division of Infectious Diseases and other team members from the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit organized and participated in the International Workshop on High-Level Isolation in [...]

High-Level Isolation Workshop Draws Global Participants

  Attendees of a High-Level Isolation Workshop in Washington, D.C., traveled from around the world for the April 2018 event. Focus on advancing global standards, capacity and collaboration A two-day workshop held in Washington, D.C., focused advancing global standards, capacity and collaboration in high-level isolation units. NETEC was [...]

NETEC Leaders Participate in Nationwide Exercise

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 [...]

Pediatric Simulation Course Held in Houston

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 [...]

Register now for Aug. 23 webinar by ASPR TRACIE & NETEC

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 [...]

June Preparedness Simulation Course Held in NYC

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 [...]

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 [...]

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