165. Ebola in the United States
Friday, October 9, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 6--AB

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • explain the approach to Ebola preparedness taken by Bellevue Hospital
  • demonstrate the importance of clear communication and messaging as part of the Ebola response and other bioemergencies
  • discuss lessons related to Ebola preparedness and other bioemergencies and being better prepared for the next event

Target Audience: Pharmacists, Public health practitioners, Nurses, Microbiologists, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Mark E. Rupp, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Sorabh Dhar, MD, Detroit Medical Center (DMC) / Wayne State University

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: No CPE credit is offered for this session

ACPE Number:


M. E. Rupp, None

S. Dhar, None

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