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PROJECT FIRSTLINE

EMS Strategies for Addressing COVID-19

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has highlighted the tremendous expertise brought to the table by EMS Educators, Students, and existing EMS Practitioners. During a global pandemic, the need for manpower and emergency response capability is further exposed. This webinar will review the currently available COVID-19 vaccines, an overview of the FDA’s EUA process, frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccines, and training tools to prepare EMS students to participate in mass vaccination events to curb the COVID-19 and other future pandemics and outbreaks.

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Webinar 1​

Making Sense of the COVID-19 Vaccines in the Midst of a Global Pandemic: An Overview for EMS Educators, Faculty, & Practitioners

a. Discuss the FDA Emergency Use Authorization Process and its implications to the COVID-19 vaccine candidates

b. Review EMS Educators, Students, and Professional's role in the COVID-19 Vaccination Process

c. Identify core elements to ensure that safe immunization practices and emergency response capabilities

J. Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC, VA-BC, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP

Webinar 2

Making Sense of the Madness: Strategies for Addressing COVID-19 in the Prehospital Clinical and Educational Setting (Part 1)

a. Discuss the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 on the EMS provider and educational community.

 

b. Review the most common breaches of infection control related to the transmission of COVID-19.

 

c. Review CDC’s Core Practices for Infection Prevention and Control and implications to the EMS community during a Pandemic

J. Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC, VA-BC, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP

Webinar 3

Making Sense of the Madness: Strategies for Addressing COVID-19 in the Prehospital Clinical and Educational Setting (Part 2)

a. Review current recommended practices to maintain EMS student, provider, and faculty safety during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

b. Discuss the use of CDC's Project Frontline in providing core infection prevention education to future EMS providers

c. Review how EMS Educators and Providers can serve as community ambassadors to stopping the transmission of COVID-19.

J. Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, MBA, FNP-BC, IP-BC, PLNC, CFER, AS-BC, VA-BC, MSL-BC, CPPS, CPHQ, FACDONA, FAAPM, FNAP