Ebola Preparedness in Washington State


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Course Description
This course is provided by the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice and will require a secondary login and/or registration.

This one-hour webinar, presented by Scott Lindquist, MD, MPH, provides an overview of Ebola preparedness efforts in Washington State. Key areas discussed include: encountering an Ebola-infected person in your workplace, personal protective equipment needed, testing a suspected Ebola patient in the Northwest, and effective disease control methods.

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Target Audience
This course is designed for local, state, and tribal public health professionals; emergency preparedness staff; hospital workers and clinicians.

Learning Objectives
Having completed this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the current Ebola epidemic globally as well as the impacts on Washington State.
  2. Describe the public health preparedness efforts for Ebola in Washington State.
  3. List the currently recommended infection control practices for preventing the spread of Ebola.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

  1. 5A.7 (Tier 1) Describes the role of governmental and non-governmental organizations in the delivery of community health services
  2. 5A.8 (Tier 1) Identifies community assets and resources
  3. 6A.5 (Tier 1) Describes the scientific evidence related to a public health issue, concern, or, intervention

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Credit /CEU
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1 hr.

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Course Publication Date
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