Full course description
This course will provide information about conducting exercises for the care of a patient with Ebola or other special pathogen. It will also introduce the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program and provide an overview of different types of exercises. The course will outline how to develop, conduct, and evaluate discussion and operation-based exercises, and review the After Action Report and Improvement Plan process.
This course is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams in a biocontainment unit environment. Additional medical staff and public health professionals may also find the course to be of benefit. Those individuals may include, but are not limited to, medical and/or nursing staff, administration, education/training leadership, and infection control leadership. Staff specializing in communications, specialized clinical areas, laboratory, facilities management and environmental services are also welcome.