TRAINING RESOURCES

Video On-Demand

Campylobacteriosis Investigation Series
2017-2018 Influenza Season Kickoff Webinar
ESSENCE ILI Report
Lyme
Disease
WV Syndromic Surveillance

For Local Health Administrators:

A general review of epidemiology and more detailed information on how the role and responsibilities of local health in disease surveillance and prevention within West Virginia.

Hepatitis Regional Training Materials:

Presentations
Provides general introduction to the hepatitis HAI issue and an in depth discussion of hepatitis A, including risk factors, case ascertainment, etc.
Highlights 2014 HBV surveillance data, risk factors with HBV, case ascertainment, investigation, and recognizing a healthcare associated infection.
Prepare one to identify, report, and manage HBsAg positive pregnant women and their infants to ensure vaccination, PEP, and case management requirements are met.
Highlights 2014 HCV surveillance data, risk factors with HCV, case ascertainment, investigation, and overview of important public health actions.
Information on how healthcare workers can properly care for an Ebola patient in such a way as to protect personal and co-worker safety, while giving quality care to the patient.
Description, epidemiology, and detection of healthcare-associated hepatitis B and C viruses.
Slides on how to prevent hepatitis HAI cases, including an action plan.
Zipped folder of all the presentation slides for the 2015-2016 West Virginia Hepatitis HAI Regional Trainings.

Ebola Regional Training Materials:

Presentations
Covers the history of Ebola's initial discovery and the first outbreaks recorded, as well as an accounting of what has happened with the 2014-2015 outbreak in West Africa.
Highlights the events in Dallas, Texas with Ebola patients and introduces the concepts driving contact tracing expanded on in other presentations.
Examines and explains how returned traveler monitoring is conducted by the WV BPH, the risk categories are assigned, and handling lost-to-follow-up patients and legal considerations.
An overview of how to determine a Person Under Investigation (PUI) and report such an individual, as well as how to conduct the contact tracing necessary for a suspected Ebola case.
Information on how healthcare workers can properly care for an Ebola patient in such a way as to protect personal and co-worker safety, while giving quality care to the patient.
A discussion of lost-to-follow-up rates and completeness of investigations with prompts to consider ways of improving and mitigating those shortfalls.
The state public health lab's role in Ebola response and the proper method of specimen submission to the lab for testing.
A detailed look at the process that takes place in the event a suspect Ebola patient is identified in West Virginia.
Outlines procedure for Emergency Medical Services to safely and efficiently trasport a suspected Ebola patient.
Zipped folder of all the presentation slides for the 2015 West Virginia Ebola Regional Trainings.