This open copyright course consists of 23 SMS texts for health workers to provide them with basic information on Ebola prevention, diagnosis, care, and communication. It is meant to be adapted to local language and Ebola guidelines.
Information about an introductory training course for health care professionals intending to travel to West Africa to aid in the Ebola outbreak. Learn more.
This checklist is intended to enhance collective preparedness and response by highlighting key areas for EMS personnel to review in preparation for encountering and providing medical care to a person with Ebola. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure the agency is able to help its personnel detect possible Ebola cases, protect those personnel, and respond appropriately.
In order to enhance our collective preparedness and response efforts, this checklist highlights key areas for hospital staff – especially hospital emergency management officers, infection control practitioners, and clinical practitioners – to review in preparation for a person with Ebola arriving at a hospital for medical care. The checklist provides practical and specific suggestions to ensure your hospital is able to detect possible Ebola cases, protect your employees, and respond appropriately.
This checklist highlights some key areas health care providers to review in preparation that a person with EVD arrives for medical care. The checklist format is not intended to set forth mandatory requirements or establish national standards. In this checklist healthcare personnel (HCP) refers all persons, paid and unpaid, working in healthcare settings who have the potential for exposure to patients and/or to infectious materials, including blood and body fluids, contaminated medical supplies and equipment, and contaminated environmental surfaces. HCP include, but are not limited to, physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, technicians, students and trainees, laboratory personnel, contractual personnel, emergency medical services personnel, and persons not directly involved in patient care (e.g., house-keeping, laundry).
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