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 [...]
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.
On November 3rd and 4th, over 160 people attended the two day workshop for the NETEC Guam Conference held at the Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort.
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. [...]
Watch a video of a presentation by Nicole Lurie, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, at the first summit of the 10 regional treatment centers and the National Ebola Training & Education Center.
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 [...]