SHEA/CDC Outbreak Response Training Program (ORTP) SHEA/CDC Outbreak Response Training Program (ORTP)
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SHEA/CDC Outbreak Response
Training Program (ORTP)

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Online Audiocasts From the SHEA/CDC ORTP Regional Training Workshop

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Format: Multi-activity Series

Course Description: In these audiocasts, recorded at the SHEA/CDC ORTP Regional Training Workshop, experts discuss successes and failures of past infectious disease outbreaks and offer insights into the key steps involved in preparing your facility for the next high-consequence pathogen infection, communicating during hospital crises, defining leadership roles during responses, and identifying actions that can and should be taken to care for patients, staff, and public.


Defending Against Superbugs: An Interactive Case Study Managing an “Outbreak” of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) in a Hospital Setting

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Format: Simulation

Course Description: This simulation is designed to strengthen participants’ ability to develop an effective infection control approach in response to an outbreak of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a hospital. Two case studies are presented, and participants will make clinical decisions that affect patient outcomes.  


Hospital Incident Command Systems: How to Lead When a Crisis Occurs

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Format: Simulation

Course Description: This online simulation is designed to highlight effective leadership techniques in the face of various health crises. Expert faculty provide their insights on Hospital Incident Command Systems; communications with staff, media, and the general public; and patient safety concerns. Be sure to download the resource list for helpful information related to this…More