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Ebola screening: What to do when your patient answers "yes"
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This webinar will include tips and information that can help your facility develop plans and procedures for the first 3-5 days of caring for a suspected Ebola patient. There will be time for Q & A from the experts. This session will be led by Dr. Phil Smith, Medical Director of the Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit. Cost: Free to members, $125 non-members

When: Wednesday
Contact: Kristine Sanger

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This web based training will include suggestions on patient intake, patient care and decontamination. The focus will be on addressing the needs of frontline care facilities expected to care for patients during the rule out period of time for Ebola. This training has been developed with critical access hospitals and clinics in mind. The intent is to help facilities that have questions about developing Ebola protocols for short term patients with a strong possibility of having Ebola.

Instructors include:

Dr. Phil Smith, Medical Director of the Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit

Dr. John Lowe,  Associate Director of Research for the Nebraska Medicine Biocontainment Unit

Shelly Schwedhelm, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Executive Director, Emergency Preparedness & Infection Prevention, Nebraska Medicine


This activity has been approved for 1 (NE) and 1.2 (IA) contact hours through Iowa Western Community College, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #6. 


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