Training to reduce your exposure to COVID-19 and other infectious agents.
Attendees will become familiar with the ASPR TRACIE EMS Infectious Disease Playbook and will consider operational challenges and strategies for transport and management of patients with high-consequence infectious diseases.
West presented at EMS Today what emergency medical providers need to know about COVID-19.
Its true fatality rate isn't yet known, but it seems 10 times higher than the flu, which kills hundreds of thousands around the world each year, the United States' top infectious disease expert told lawmakers last week.
Presenters will focus on current information about COVID-19 and provide clinicians with updated information on implementing infection prevention and control measures, assessing risks for exposures, and optimizing the use of personal protective equipment supplies.
The county's Public Safety Department is reportedly accused of providing medical training without valid certifications, the Florida Department of Health alleges.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department is ramping up training with personal protective equipment as COVID-19 cases rise in the county
The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota has launched an online CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted $958,000 to the City of Stockton to train members of the Stockton Fire Department as paramedics.
The NHTSA Office of EMS will host a special edition of EMS Focus, a federal webinar series, to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19, the novel coronavirus that has now infected thousands of people worldwide.