Personal Protective Equipment for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Episode Summary

In this twenty-third episode of SCDP's ECHO podcast, Dr. Gavin Harris reviews the Region IV Special Pathogens of Concern Situation Report. Panelists Jessica Tarabay MPH, MHR, CIC and Jill Morgan, BSN, RN discuss personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals interfacing with patients suspected or confirmed with a viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF). This episode discusses the cause of VHF's and addresses diagnosis, symptoms, transmission, disinfection options, and treatment. The panel also reviews a case study and answers the audience’s questions via a Q&A discussion. Expert presenters also provide context surrounding the identify, isolate, and inform paradigm. This is the recording of the live ECHO session from 9.15.22. RESOURCES Access the full resources from this session, including the slide deck, important links, agenda, and speaker bios, on the Emory SCDP ECHO website: Please Note: Unless otherwise stated, the opinions expressed in the program reflect those of the panelists and not necessarily those of their respective organizations, including (but not limited to), Emory University, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response.

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