[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”34773″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”http://healthcollab.org/disaster-preparedness/”][vc_column_text]This course is offered free of charge. Designed as a train-the-trainer program, it contains both awareness and operations level components. Module I is an awareness level course designed for a wide audience. This module focuses on a basic overview of hazardous materials, identifying a contaminated patient, controlling the scene and activating the hospital’s response plan.

The operations modules II-IV are designed for hospital personnel who are part of a decontamination team and will be involved in decontaminating patients. These modules teach hospital personnel how to don and doff Level C PPE and how to safely and effectively decontaminate patients who present at the ED. This course is designed specifically to prepare the participant to perform decontamination within a health care setting. It is NOT designed to teach decontamination within the “hot zone.”

Important Note for Operations Level Attendees: You will not receive your Certificate of Attendance if you do not bring a set of PPE to demonstrate. PPE includes a hazmat suit, respirator, gloves, and boots.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT
The Jewish Hospital-Mercy Health
4777 E. Galbraith Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45236

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