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High-Consequence Infectious Disease Awareness

EMS providers of all types may be exposed to patients with high-consequence communicable diseases. The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission-based infection control practices and considers current high-consequence infectious diseases like COVID-19, MERS (Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome), and novel influenza viruses (e.g., H7N9). By increasing awareness about timely and relevant infectious disease threats and reviewing infection control practices and management strategies, healthcare workers can better protect themselves in the workplace. This webinar was presented during the COVID-19 Pandemic and contains historical information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic with still valuable information about high-consequence infectious diseases.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min