TRACK: OEM Clinical Practice
Barbara I. Braun, PhD, The Joint Commission, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Philip Harber, MD, MPH, FCCP, FACOEM, Harber, PLLC, Tucson, AZ
Debra Novak, PhD, RN, NIOSH/CDC, Pittsburgh, PA
Anita Patel, PharmD, CDC Division of Strategic National Stockpile, Atlanta, GA
This session will educate participants about evolving respirator applications in healthcare and for major epidemics. These situations do not follow the typical OSHA driven protocols. The session includes representatives of The Joint Commission, NIOSH, and the Assistant Secretary of HHS for Preparedness and Readiness. This session was organized by the Medical Center Occupational Health Special Interest Section.