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Nov. 17 webcast provides latest guidance on how hospitals can prepare for Ebola

Accreditation Insider, October 28, 2014

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A new HCPro webcast will help hospitals prepare a response plan in the event they receive a patient with Ebola symptoms. The 60-minute program is scheduled for Monday, November 17 at 1 p.m. and will be presented by Marge McFarlane, PhD, MT(ASCP), CHSP, CHFM, HEM, MEP, CHEP and Thomas A. Smith, CHPA, CPP.

In this $99 webcast, the speakers will assess the current status of the Ebola outbreak and preparedness level of healthcare facilities, separate fact from fiction about transmission and patient care, and provide tips on infection prevention as well as intake, isolation, and disinfection procedures unique to Ebola. McFarlane and Smith will also discuss emergency management and security control issues, access control and compliance lessons learned from the SARS outbreak of 2003, and provide helpful tips to improve staff training, communication, and support for frontline staff when deal with suspected Ebola cases.

Visit here to learn more and register.



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