Patient Safety

Healthcare Acquired Infections: Learning from Ebola and HAI Outbreaks

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CNE: 0.60
    • CPH: 0.50
    • DSHS: 0.50
    • Physicians: 0.50
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Nov 19, 2015
  • Expires: Nov 19, 2017
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    30 Minutes
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    (4 Ratings)


Arjun Srinivasan Arjun Srinivasan, MD
Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs
Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCEZID
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Needs Statement


During the height of the Ebola epidemic the CDC developed a tiered approach to the types of hospitals and the roles that they would play in responding to the Ebola epidemic. Lessons learned from the Ebola response can help healthcare organizations respond to existing and prepare for emerging threats.


  • Describe the 3 tiered approach that the CDC is taking to address Ebola
  • Apply lessons learned from the recent Ebola outbreak to common Healthcare Acquired Infections




UNT Health Science Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 16274. This activity is approved for 0.60 Contact Hours.


This activity is approved for 0.50 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.


This activity provides 0.50 Sanitarian Credits.


The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 0.50 hour of AOA Category 2A CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Utilize informatics

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Teams and Teamwork

Faculty Disclosure

Arjun Srinivasan, MD has indicated he has no conflicts of interest to disclose.


Neither the UNT Health Science Center nor planners involved with this activity have anything to disclose.


The activity was supported by PACE - General.