Ebola Resources

CDC

Checklist for Patients Being Evaluated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the United States

Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) Algorithm for Evaluation of the Returned Traveler

Read an Open Letter to All U.S. Healthcare Professionals from Dr. Nicole Lurie, the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, regarding the current Ebola situation. – Oct. 3, 2014

Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment To Be Ussed by Healthcare Workers During Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease in U.S. Hospitals, Including Procedures for Putting On (Donning) and Removing (Doffing)

Watch the recorded webinar and view additional resources on Preparing for Ebola: What U.S. Hospitals can Learn from Emory Healthcare and Nebrask Medical Center.

Identify, Isolate, Inform: CDC Releases New Guidance for Emergency Department Evaluation and Management for Patients Presenting with Possible Ebola Virus Disease

35 U.S. Hospitals Designated as Ebola Treatment Centers-- CDC Trains and Assesses Ebola Hospital Readiness in Collaborative Effort

Options Available for Hospitals to Increase Ebola-specific PPE Supplies

CDC Ebola site

WHO

ANA

The American Nurses Associates has a resource page available regarding Ebola.  The site can be found at the link below.

http://www.nursingworld.org/Ebola-Information

HRSA

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services held a conference call on October 16 called "Preparing America's Nurses to Safely Care for a Patient with Ebola".  The recording of this conferece call, as well as additional resources from HRSA can be found at the link below.

http://www.hrsa.gov/ebola/

Other Organizations

GNYHA
The Greater New York Hospital Association/1199SEIU Healthcare Education Project hosted a live webcast which featured a helpful demonstration of donning and doffing PPE.  To watch the demonstration and access other materials click here.

To learn more about infection prevention for gastroenterology and endoscopy, please visit the SGNA Infection Prevention website.

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