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  • Tags: Isolation/Biocontainment

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Online Course
Date Last Updated: 2019-05-31
Description: COURSE DESCRIPTIONIt is critical that healthcare personnel have knowledge of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the implications for healthcare delivery in a biocontainment unit (BCU) or special pathogen isolation area. In this course,…

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Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2018-05-15
Description: EID 4 EMT Free Video Training Series -
Emerging Infectious Diseases Videos for Prehospital Providers -
Transfer of Patient Care for Patients with Ebola and Highly Infectious Diseases and Introduction to Biocontainment Units

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Creator: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Subject: Infection Control
Item Type: Webinar
Date Last Updated: 2018-05-15
Description: EID 4 EMT Free Video Training Series -
Emerging Infectious Diseases Videos for Prehospital Providers -
Transport during Highly Infectious Disease Investigations & Operational Considerations for Portable Isolation Units

Creator: Jennifer Andonian, Kelsie E. Galusha, Lisa L. Maragakis, and Brian T. Garibaldi.
Subject: General
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: In response to the 2014 Ebola outbreak, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) funded the creation of 10 Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Centers (RESPTCs) across the United States.

Creator: Johns Hopkins Biocontainment Unit Publishing Group
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: High-consequence pathogens create a unique problem. To provide effective treatment for infected patients while providing safety for the community, a series of 10 high-level isolation units have been created across the country; they are known as…

Creator: Benjamin K. Kogutt, Jeanne S. Sheffield, Dianne Whyne, Lisa L. Maragakis, Jennifer Andonian, Jade Flinn, Chris Sulmonte, Adam Dodson, Mark Romig, Lauren Sauer, Robert Maloney, Janis Ferrell, Arthur J. Vaught, W. Christopher Golden, and Brian T.…
Subject: Treatment & Care
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: This article describes a large-scale scenario designed to test the capabilities of a US biocontainment unit to manage a pregnant woman infected with a high-consequence pathogen, and to care for a newborn following labor and spontaneous vaginal…

Creator: Theodore J. Cieslak, Laura Evans, Mark G. Kortepeter, Amanda Grindle, Lemuel Aigbivbalu, Kate Boulter, Ryan W. Carroll, Sylvia Cumplido, Alison G. Danforth, Cecilia Fry, James Gaensbauer, Janet R. Hume, Amyna Husain, Arlene Kelleher, Christopher J.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2019-02-19
Description: During the outbreak of Ebola virus disease that struck West Africa during 2014-2016, a small handful of expatriate patients were evacuated to specialized high-level containment care units, or biocontainment units, in the United States and Western…

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Creator: NETEC
Subject: Intake and Internal Transport
Item Type: Video
Date Last Updated: 2018-12-18
Description: In this video we identify the special considerations needed for transferring a patient infected with Ebola or other special pathogen in a containment wrap with equipment available in your facility. NETEC mission: To increase the capability of United…

The Creation of a Biocontainment Unit at a Tertiary Care Hospital. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Experience.
Creator: Johns Hopkins
Subject: Physical Infrastructure
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2016-05-01
Description: In response to the 2014-2015 Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, Johns Hopkins Medicine created a biocontainment unit to care for patients infected with Ebola virus and other high-consequence pathogens.