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NETEC Webinar Series (4/20/23): Universal Special Pathogens Preparedness for Frontline Health Care Workers: A Fireside Chat


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NETEC Webinar Series (4/20/23): Universal Special Pathogens Preparedness for Frontline Health Care Workers: A Fireside Chat


What does universal special pathogens preparedness really mean for health care workers on the frontlines?

This webinar is formatted as a fireside chat exploring universal preparedness for frontline health care workers. Experts in:
  • Emergency management,
  • Infection prevention and control,
  • Personal protective equipment, and
  • Pre-hospital care

will share their experiences, explore challenges, and leverage lessons learned to envision a more prepared future.

Webinar slides attached.





Apr 20, 2023 12:00 PM in EDT


Hear from a panel of experts as they discuss the challenges they’ve experienced and strategies for emergency preparedness, including: how your organization can apply a universal preparedness approach to planning and day-to-day activities; why universal symptom and travel screening is useful for identifying potential threats; what tactics you can employ to improve provider and staff resiliency and re-engagement; and more.

Topics will include emergency management, infection prevention, personal protective equipment, and pre-hospital care.

Anna Quay Yaffee, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Director, Global Health in Emergency Medicine Section Director of Global Health Education, Global Health and Equity Office
Emory University School of Medicine

Patricia Ann Tennill, RN, BSN
Director of Nursing
NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue, New York, NY

Darrell Ruby, CEM®, NEMAA
Regional Coordinator, Special Pathogen Program
Providence Inland Northwest Washington

Amy Mead, MBA, BSN, RN, CEN
Manager, Emergency Services
Nebraska Medicine

Brooke Henriksen, BSN, RN, CCRN
Training and Education Coordinator, Special Pathogens Program
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

Ben Tysor
Emergency Medical Services Quality Assurance
Omaha Fire & Rescue

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