The National Emerging Special Pathogen Training and Education Center (NETEC) is comprised of faculty and staff from Emory University, the University of Nebraska Medical Center/Nebraska Medicine and the New York Health and Hospitals Corporation, Bellevue Hospital Center. All three of these health care institutions have safely and successfully treated patients with Ebola and have worked diligently to share their knowledge with other health care facilities and public health jurisdictions.
Their mission is to increase the capability of United States public health and health care systems to safely and effectively manage individuals with suspected and confirmed special pathogens.
Education Series on COVID-19
Upcoming: A Steep Curve: Managing the Surge of COVID19 Patients Requiring Dialysis, Ventilator Support for Patients with COVID19: Initial Approach & Advanced Modalities, and Use of HICS for COVID19 Resilience and Recovery
EM Series: Use of HICS for COVID19 Preparedness, Mitigation, & Response
This webinar will describe best practices used to help with COVID-19 operational response planning, identify innovative approaches to tracking and mapping COVID-19 cases including required resources and discuss how the Incident Command System (ICS) model facilitates informed decisions to effectively plan and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Webinar – 62 mins – 05.20.2020
Rapid Ambulatory COVID Testing: From A to PPE
This webinar will review the strategies and guidance available to help communities stand up rapid COVID-19 testing in a safe and effective way.
Webinar – 54 mins – 05.15.2020
PPE! You’ve Got Questions. We’ve Got Answers
In this NETEC town hall forum, NETEC subject matter experts will be on hand to answer frequently asked questions surrounding the use of Personal Protective Equipment in the care of COVID-19 patients.
Webinar – 65 mins – 05.13.2020
Long Term Care: Strategies to Care for Vulnerable Populations
Identifying strategies and innovative practices for the identification and management of COVID19 patients and for safe continuity of care for all
Webinar – 60 mins – 05.08.2020
The Use of Proning: Implications for your Patients and Your Team
Discuss the clinical importance and indications of proving, describe the process of proning for COVID-19 cases, focusing on strategies employed and lessons learned.
Webinar – 61 mins – 05.01.2020
Ethical Issues in Pandemic Response, Triage, and Beyond
Discuss Critical Standards of Care – what they are, when they occur, and the ethical principles to adhere to during a crisis. Additional topics will include resource allocation, triage, and disparities and limitations related to COVID-19.
Webinar – 63 mins – 04.29.2020
Laboratory Operations, Challenges, and Innovations for COVID19
The landscape of testing, focusing on different testing platforms, prioritization of testing, and biosafety implications.
Webinar – 62 mins – 04.24.2020
Healthcare Workers and Masks
The what, how, and why of masks for healthcare workers caring for patients during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Webinar – 62 mins – 04.17.2020
Care of Labor and Delivery Patients
Approach to care for pregnant COVID patients and those under investigation for labor and delivery, pregnancy, and childbirth.
Webinar – 56 mins – 04.16.2020
Emory Healthcare has rapidly increased telemedicine on the outpatient and inpatient sides in response to the Covid Crisis. Learn about our approach before and during COVID, and we’ll discuss possible post COVID scenarios.
Webinar – 57 mins – 04.13.2020
Caring for Pediatric Patients
Tips and best practices for caring for pediatric patients with COVID-19.
Webinar – 59 mins – 04.10.2020
Innovative Engineering Controls (Turning Positive Rooms into Negative Rooms)
This webinar discusses requirements and engineering considerations when transforming a normal/positive room into a negative air room to provide care for COVID-19 patients.
Webinar – 54 mins – 04.08.2020
Care for the Caregivers
This webinar will provide tips on teaching resiliency among healthcare workers, risk factors, how to overcome and develop a peer support plan, resiliency road map, and overall strategies.
Webinar – 62 mins – 04.06.2020
1135 Waiver Education
Information about 1135 Waivers. What is the Waiver? Information on the flexibility it provides, the waiver requirements, and its implications.
Webinar – 52 mins – 04.03.2020
N95 UVGI Process for Decontamination and Reuse
N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) Process for Decontamination and Reuse. Extended use, reuse, and innovative decontamination strategies for COVID-19 personal protective equipment.
Webinar – 64 mins – 03.27.2020