COVID-19 Update: Optimization Strategies for Healthcare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Overview

During this COCA Call, presenters will provide a COVID-19 update and discuss strategies for healthcare facilities to optimize personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies such as eye protection, isolation gowns, facemasks, and N95 respirators.

Presenters

Nancy Messonnier, MD
Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

LCDR Grace D. Appiah, MD, MS (USPHS)
COVID-19 Health System-Worker Safety Task Force Clinical Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michael Bell, MD
Deputy Director of Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

David T. Kuhar, MD
COVID-19 Hospital Infection Prevention Team Lead
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CAPT Lisa Delaney, MS, CIH (USPHS)
COVID-19 Response Worker Health and Safety Team
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Call Details

When: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Webinar Link:
https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1605586706external icon

Dial In:
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or +1 646 828 7666

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iPhone one-tap:
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Webinar ID: 160 558 6706

Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:

  • Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
  • Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
  • Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
  • Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
  • Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.

Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Time: 200:-3:00 P.M. ET

Call Information:
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://www.zoomgov.com/j/1605586706external icon

Or iPhone one-tap :
US: +16692545252,,1605586706# or +16468287666,,1605586706#

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666

Webinar ID: 160 558 6706

International numbers available: https://www.zoomgov.com/u/acMT9czZKuexternal icon

Or an H.323/SIP room system:
H.323:
161.199.138.10 (US West)
161.199.136.10 (US East)
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100.140

Meeting ID: 160 558 6706

SIP: 1605586706@sip.zoomgov.com

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Veterinarians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Health Educators
  • Other Clinicians
  • Contact Information: coca@cdc.gov
  • Support/Funding: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emergency Risk Communication Branch
  • Method of Participation: You may participate in the educational activity by viewing the program information above.

Continuing Education will not be offered for this COCA Call.

Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:

  • Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
  • Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
  • Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
  • Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
  • Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.
  • Webinar/Audio conference call on 10/23/2019: 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Web-on-demand training will be available in October
  • Materials: PowerPoint slide set (see Call Materials)

None at this time

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

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