Ebola Review for the Laboratory (by 4CEUINC)

4 P.A.C.E. contact hour(s)

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Deborah L. Buckley, MBA, MT(ASCP)

Course provided by 4CEUINC.

This course will provide 3 hours in Microbiology and 1 hour in Laboratory Safety.

IN THIS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:

  1. The background and history of Filoviruses, namely Ebola.
  2. How Ebola causes disease.
  3. How Ebola is transmitted.
  4. The signs and symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease.
  5. The new PPE guidelines for Ebola care.
  6. Expectations for routine laboratory testing on Ebola patients.
  7. Various safety considerations that affect the laboratory when caring for Ebola patients.
  8. Types of Ebola testing available.
  9. The appropriate procedure for shipping an Ebola specimen.
  10. The guidelines for Ebola waste management and disinfection


See more courses in: Laboratory Safety; Microbiology

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credit Hour(s): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-570-17, approved through 6/30/2019
P.A.C.E.® Contact Hours (acceptable for AMT, ASCP, and state recertification) (CEU Unlimited): 4 hour(s)
Course number 511-570-17, approved through 6/30/2019
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - General (Microbiology/Mycology/Parasitology): 3 hour(s)
Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Credit Hours - Supervision/Administration, Quality Control/Quality Assurance, and Safety: 1 hour(s)
Course number 20-393819, approved through 6/30/2019

Objectives

  • Recall the background and history of Filoviruses, namely Ebola.
  • Describe how Ebola causes disease.
  • Recall how Ebola is transmitted.
  • List the signs and symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
  • Recall the new PPE guidelines for Ebola care.
  • Discuss expectations for routine laboratory testing on Ebola patients.
  • Recall various safety considerations that affect the laboratory when caring for Ebola patients.
  • List the types of Ebola testing available.
  • Describe and perform the appropriate procedure for shipping an Ebola specimen.
  • Recall the guidelines for Ebola waste management and disinfection.

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Course Outline

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  • M021 - Ebola Review for the Laboratory
      • PDF Page 1 - Ebola Review For The Laboratory Cover
      • PDF Page 2 - Ebola Review For The Laboratory Objectives
      • PDF Page 3 - Ebola Quiz Page 1
      • PDF Page 4 - Ebola Quiz Page 2
      • PDF Page 5 - Ebola Quiz Page 3
      • PDF Page 6 - Quiz Page 4
      • PDF Page 7 - Course Disclaimer
      • PDF Page 8 - Blank Page
      • PDF Page 9 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 10 - Table of Contents
      • PDF Page 11 - Ebola Introduction
      • PDF Page 12 - Filovirus Background
      • PDF Page 13 - Filovirus History
      • PDF Page 14 - Hosts
      • PDF Page 15 - EBola Virus Disease (EVD)
      • PDF Page 16 - How Ebola Causes Disease
      • PDF Page 17 - How Ebola Causes Disease
      • PDF Page 18 - Ebola Symptoms
      • PDF Page 19 - Ebola Transmission
      • PDF Page 20 - Ebola Transmission
      • PDF Page 21 - Animal Transmission
      • PDF Page 22 - Ebola Risk
      • PDF Page 23 - Initial Symptoms of Ebola
      • PDF Page 24 - Progressive & Advanced Symptoms of Ebola
      • PDF Page 25 - Advanced Symptoms of Ebola
      • PDF Page 26 - Ebola Prognosis
      • PDF Page 27 - General Safety Considerations
      • PDF Page 28 - Ebola PPE
      • PDF Page 29 - Ebola PPE
      • PDF Page 30 - Testing For Ebola
      • PDF Page 31 - Expected Routine Test Results with Ebola Infection
      • PDF Page 32 - Predictive Test Results for Ebola
      • PDF Page 33 - Ebola Treatment
      • PDF Page 34 - Lab's Role In EVD Management
      • PDF Page 35 - Specimen Collection Infographic
      • PDF Page 36 - Infection Control When Handling Specimens
      • PDF Page 37 - Safe Blood Collection With Possible Ebola
      • PDF Page 38 - Safe Specimen Transport With Possible Ebola
      • PDF Page 39 - Basic Safety Measures WIth Possible Ebola
      • PDF Page 40 - Additional Safety Considerations for the Lab
      • PDF Page 41 - Additional Safety Considerations for the Lab
      • PDF Page 42 - Additional Safety Considerations for the Lab
      • PDF Page 43 - Additional Safety Considerations for the Lab
      • PDF Page 44 - Point of Care Testing for Ebola
      • PDF Page 45 - Point of Care Testing for Ebola
      • PDF Page 46 - Point of Care Testing for Ebola
      • PDF Page 47 - Blood Bank's Role in Treating Ebola
      • PDF Page 48 - Blood Bank's Role in Treating Ebola
      • PDF Page 49 - Blood Bank's Role in Treating Ebola
      • PDF Page 50 - Ebola Testing
      • PDF Page 51 - Ebola Virus Detection
      • PDF Page 52 - Ebola Virus Detection
      • PDF Page 53 - Ebola Serologic Testing
      • PDF Page 54 - Diagnosing Ebola
      • PDF Page 55 - Testing at the CDC
      • PDF Page 56 - Testing at the CDC
      • PDF Page 57 - Ebola Specimen Shipping
      • PDF Page 58 - Ebola Specimen Shipping
      • PDF Page 59 - Ebola Specimen Shipping
      • PDF Page 60 - - Ebola Specimen Shipping
      • PDF Page 61 - Ebola Specimen Shipping to the CDC
      • PDF Page 62 - Ebola Waste Management
      • PDF Page 63 - Ebola Laboratory Waste
      • PDF Page 64 - Ebola Blood & Body Fluid Disposal
      • PDF Page 65 - Ebola Environmental Infection Control
      • PDF Page 66 - Ebola Environmental Infection Control

Additional Information

This Intermediate Level course is intended for Technicians, Technologists, Lab Supervisors, Lab Directors, Pathologists, and Infection Control Managers.

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