197. Planning for Bioemergencies
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room: 6--CF

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the use of the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS)
  • summarize the findings of CDC's health care facility assessments for Ebola preparedness
  • select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to adequately protect health care personnel (HCP)

Target Audience: Nurses, Public health practitioners, 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:  Rekha Murthy, MD, FIDSA, FSHEA, Cedars-Sinai Health System and Angela Hewlett, MD, MS, FIDSA, University of Nebraska Medical Center

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:


R. Murthy, None

A. Hewlett, None

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