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AACN Call - Clinical Updates on Ebola


Specializes in Peds, Med-Surg, Disaster Nsg, Parish Nsg.

The American Association of Critical Care Nurses have been in communication with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) re. Ebola readiness and response efforts in order to share key resources with nurses.as they become available. Below is information on a call that will help nurses learn from the clinical management experiences of nurses who cared for Ebola patients at Emory healthcare and Nebraska Medical Center.

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[TD]Clinician Outreach and Community Activity (COCA) has partnered with HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration and professional nursing organizations (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, American Nurses Association and Emergency Nurses Association) to provide nurses and other health care workers with information on preparing for and responding to patients with Ebola in U.S. hospitals. Please join us for this COCA/HHS National Nurses conference call. If you have questions or trouble accessing this COCA Call, please e-mail coca@cdc.gov

Caring for Patients with Ebola in U.S. Hospitals: A Nursing Perspective

Date: Monday, November 24, 2014

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET

How to Participate (Registration is not required):

  • Join early. Lines open 15 minutes before the live call
  • When possible dial in as a group
  • High interest call. If lines reach capacity, access on demand a few days after the live call

Join by Phone:

Passcode: 5076538

Join by Live Audio Web Streaming (listen only):


Access on Demand:

Call materials (audio and transcript) will be posted to the webpage a few days after the live call.


Health care organizations across the country are preparing to respond to the possibility of Ebola cases in their communities. Several U.S. hospitals have treated patients with the disease and can provide important information to other health care workers related to personal protective equipment, staffing models, and critical care nursing. During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the clinical management experiences of nurses who cared for patients with Ebola at Emory Healthcare and Nebraska Medical Center.


Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN


Health Resources and Services Administration

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Clinical Team Member

Ebola Response

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nurse Leaders

Emory Healthcare

Atlanta, Georgia

Nurse Leaders

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, Nebraska[/TD]