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Protecting the Healthcare Worker in the Era of Novel Coronavirus, Bird Flu and Other Serious Communicable Diseases [video]   [open html - 0B]

From the Video Description: "This one-hour on-line program is taught by Dr. Alex Isakov, an emergency medicine and EMS [emergency medical services] physician, who is the medical director for the Emory-Grady EMS Biosafety Transport Program. The target audience for the course is EMS providers of all types/levels/certifications who may be exposed to individuals with serious communicable diseases. The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission based infection control practices, and considers some past and present high consequence infectious diseases like SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome), COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019], and novel and seasonal influenza viruses. By increasing awareness about timely and relevant infectious disease threats and reviewing infection prevention practices, healthcare workers can better protect themselves in the workplace."

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2020-02-22
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Emory University
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