FREE webinars hosted by CDC

Center for disease control and prevention (CDC), USA is announcing the upcoming free webinars that can be joined by professionals for free. the first one will be Communicating During a Crisis: What a Hospital Epidemiologist Needs to Know and the other one Reducing infection in the outpatient dialysis facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End-stage renal disease (SCOPE) Collaborative

FREE webinars hosted by CDC

FREE webinars hosted by CDC

Communicating During a Crisis: What a Hospital Epidemiologist Needs to Know

CDC invites you to join in a FREE upcoming webinar hosted in collaboration with the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) as part of the joint Outbreak Response Training Program (ORTP).

This webinar is the first of the Effective Communication Webinar Series, designed to train hospital epidemiologists in the interpersonal skills important in an outbreak situation, and will include the following objectives:

  • Identify the 6 core principles of Crisis Emergency Risk Communication (CERC)
  • Develop crisis communication plans that integrate emergency preparedness and institutional stakeholders
  • Create effective crisis communication templates and messages prior to an emerging infectious disease event using available CDC-provided tools and resources
  • Understand how effective communication plans must be tailored to the intended audience

 

Featured speaker:

  • Yoko Furuya, MD, MS; Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Division of Infectious Diseases (ID); Medical Director of Infection Prevention & Control and Director of Antibiotic Stewardship for all New York-Presbyterian Hospital Campuses
Date:   Monday, February 6, 2017
Time:  1:30–3:00 p.m. EST

Pre-register (at no cost): https://cc.readytalk.com/r/x054i38qprm3&eom

Reducing infection in the outpatient dialysis facility – Results of the Standardizing Care to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric End-stage renal disease (SCOPE) Collaborative

SCOPE is a Quality Transformation Network for dialysis centers serving children aiming to:

  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Support collaborating pediatric nephrology centers
  • Enable physicians to meet the ABP Part IV MOC requirements, and
  • Generate new knowledge and evidence-based clinical practices in the pediatric nephrology population

Featured speakers include:

  • Alicia Neu, MD; Professor of Pediatrics and Division Director for Pediatric Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Bradley Warady, MD; Professor of Pediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine; Director, Pediatric Nephrology and Director, Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation, Children’s Mercy Hospital
 Date:   Tuesday, January 31, 2017
 Time:    3:00–4:00 p.m. EST 

Pre-register (at no cost): https://cc.readytalk.com/r/851vmjosfol8&eom

 

 

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