Join SHEA and APIC for a webinar on Sep 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM EDT.


Join national infectious diseases outbreak prevention and response experts for a webinar on September 20 at 12:00 p.m. EDT/9 a.m. PDT for a webinar detailing roles, responsibilities and resources for preparing, preventing and responding to infectious disease outbreaks. 

The webinar, Outbreak Response & Incident Management: A Discussion on the Who and What of a Disease Outbreak, will present an overview of federal resources and tools available to help hospitals and healthcare systems maximize preparedness when responding to outbreaks such as Ebola, Zika, pandemic influenza, and other infectious diseases, as well as provide an informative look at the frontline roles on healthcare epidemiologists and infection preventionists in preventing and managing infectious diseases outbreaks. The presentation will also highlight key case studies to demonstrate successful implementation and collaboration of outbreak response. 

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions of the presenters. More details, including information on how to RSVP for this webinar, are below.


When:             Thursday, September 20, 2018, 12-1:30 p.m. ET/9-10:30 a.m. PT




Melissa Harvey, RN, MSPH, Director of the National Healthcare Preparedness Programs in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS 

  John Hick, MD, Lead Editor of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)
  R. Scott Stienecker, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Medical Director of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention at Parkview Health
  Patricia (Patsy) Stinchfield, MS, RN, CPNP, CIC, Senior Director of Infection Prevention & Control and the Children’s Immunization Project, Children’s Minnesota - APIC Member and 2018 Hero of Infection Prevention Recipient


RSVP:             Click here to register for the webinar, or go to: