Sponsored Webinar - Keeping Healthcare Healthy: Health and Safety Lessons from a Former CDC and WHO Epidemiologist

January 28, 2021

Webinar Description: 

The health of healthcare professionals is key in the fight against COVID-19 and other contagious illnesses. As our healthcare systems continue to be inundated with COVID-19 cases, new norms have emerged in keeping healthcare professionals and the patients they serve safe. In this session, Dr. Murray Cohen—a former epidemiologist for the CDC, WHO, and USPHS—will provide science-backed tips for avoiding workplace transmission.

This course was originally recorded on 01/28/2021.

Target Audience

All healthcare providers

Learning Objectives

After this session, attendees will understand:

  • What respiratory precautions should be taken when working with patients with contagious illnesses.
  • The do’s and don’t’s of temperature screening and the impact of subtle elevations in temperature. 
  • How to apply the Blood Borne Pathogen Standard in their daily work.
  • How to select the proper PPE and what to do when PPE is not available. 
  • Tips for keeping your family safe.
  • How to leverage technology to keep healthcare professionals and patients safe.

Sepsis Alliance gratefully acknowledges the support provided for this sponsor innovation webinar by Wello.

Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
01/28/2021 - 11:00am PST
Event ends: 
01/28/2021 - 12:00pm PST

Murray Cohen, PhD

Owner, Consultants in Disease and Injury Control (CDIC)

Dr. Murray Cohen is an internationally recognized expert in laboratory/hospital safety and health and biosecurity, specializing in occupationally transmitted infectious diseases, bioterrorism, and risk assessment. He is an expert in emerging pathogens, occupational medicine, hospital safety, biosafety, and epidemiology. Dr. Cohen’s career includes epidemiology posts at USPHS, CDC, and WHO. His international work has included developing model legislation for healthcare worker safety and laboratory biosafety, regulations and training for prevention of transmission of HIV/HBV/HCV, and predictive epidemiology for emerging pathogens and public health preparedness. He worked in low-resource countries in Africa, Asia, and South America as a global champion for credentialed, sustainable professional education to meet the needs for medical and laboratory manpower, and access to quality healthcare.

No continuing education is offered for this sponsored webinar.

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