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2015 NORTHEASTERN Regional

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Posted: Tuesday, May 05, 2015 7:37 AM

2015 NORTHEASTERN Regional Ebola Training

 

Sponsored by: WV Bureau for Public Health Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

When and Where

Thursday, May 28, 2015

7:30am-4:30pm

Robert H. Mollohan Research Center

1000 Galliher Drive, Fairmont

Target Audience: Local Health Departments, Administrators, Epidemiologists, Nurses, Infection Preventionists, EMS, Emergency Response, Hospitals, etc.

Goal: This training will help public health personnel understand: Ebola, The African Experience; Ebola, The American Experience; Returned Traveler Monitoring in WV; Case and Contact Investigation in WV; Hospital and Healthcare Workers Safety; EMS Transport & Hospital Referral Network in WV; Laboratory Testing in WV. Training will include two breakout sessions: donning and doffing PPE, case and contact tracing.

Continuing Education:

  • A request to the Center for Local Health is pending for CEUs for this program. The Center for Local Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the State of West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses under Provider Number WV99-0272RN. We have requested 9.6 CEU for Registered Nurses.
  • Upon approval to provide CE to Registered Nurses, the hours will also be accepted by the WV Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Nurses.
  • This course has been approved to award 7.67 hours of CE for Registered Sanitarians.
  • This course has also been approved to award 6 hours of CE for EMS.

Additional Information:

  • There are NO REGISTRATION FEES associated with this training.
  • Travel and lodging accommodations are the responsibility of workshop participants.
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided. *Note, this will be a working lunch with round table discussions.
  • Enrollment is limited to 100 participants and registration will be open through May 21st, unless the class becomes full before that date.

To register for this training, visit https://wv.train.org. For questions, email Leslie Perdue, Training Coordinator, at Leslie.A.Perdue@wv.gov, or call 304-356-4014.

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2015 northeastern regional ebola training announcement.pdf

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