The target audience for this program is EMS providers of all types/levels/certifications who have need to transport patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission-based infection prevention practices, increase understanding about transmission of COVID-19 and to share best practices to improve the safety of EMS operations during the pandemic. Learners will also understand how the “Identify, Isolate and Inform” strategy can improve their ability to recognize and manage an infectious disease threat.
Healthcare workers can better protect themselves in the workplace by increasing awareness about COVID-19 and reviewing infection control practices and management strategies.
Alexander Isakov, MD, MPH, FAEMS, Executive Director, CEPAR; Professor of Emergency Medicine, Emory School of Medicine
Mike Carr, MD, Department of Emergency Medicine and the Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Section at Emory University
Wade Miles, NRP, Operations and Training Manager for Emory University Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR)
Ben Tysor, NRP, Fire Apparatus Engineer/EMS Quality Assurance, City of Omaha Fire Department