Each year in the United States, patients get more than a million infections in the hospital while being treated for something else. The best way to help prevent infection is to practice proper hand hygiene. Hand Hygiene Saves Lives shows how patients can play an active role in reminding healthcare providers to practice hand hygiene in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.http://www.cdc.gov/cdctv/HandHygiene
“Learn more about the NIOSH Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health at Johns Hopkins University.”
“Presented by: Matthew Watson, Senior Research Associate, Environmental Health & Engineering, Senior Analyst, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security”
As community-based healthcare providers, EMS providers are called upon to respond to emergencies large and small. This talk will review the role of EMS providers in infectious disease response (including to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic), the hazards they face, and risk mitigation and infection control strategies that should be implemented.
“Presented by: Kirsten Koehler, PhD Associate Professor Environmental Health and Engineering Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Ana M. Rule, PhD Assistant Professor Environmental Health and Engineering Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health”
“The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center (ERC) for Occupational Safety and Health provides an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to training researchers and practitioners in the field of occupational safety and health with the ultimate goal of protecting the safety and health of all workers.“