NMC GRAND ROUNDS: This is not a Drill – What to do when an infectious epidemic ends up in your Emergency Department
August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Presented By: Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP
Epidemics are rare so practitioners have minimal experience managing them; this activity will help attendees develop skills to identify and manage an epidemic.
- Use tools designed to identify a potential epidemic
- Discuss triage of patients
- Differentiae the types of isolation and when to use them
- Develop strategies to work with local regional and national partners in the face of an epidemic