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Valley Hospital recently joined forces with the Southern Nevada Health District to produce a training video for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a major operating component of the Department of Health and Human Services. This video showcases meticulous procedures for handling a blood draw for a patient under investigation of the Ebola virus or other highly infectious agents.
According to Elaine Glaser, Valley Hospital Medical Center CEO, preparation is the key to successfully responding to all potential emergencies. “The handling and management of patients with highly infectious diseases requires precise execution of rigid protocols to circumvent the spread of diseases to others, including medical personnel,” she said. “We consider it an honor and a privilege to work with both the CDC and the Southern Nevada Health District to share best practices and demonstrate proven protocols for protecting against the spread of highly infectious diseases. Valley Hospital is proud to contribute to the CDC’s global initiatives to provide sound protocols and tools to other medical practitioners throughout the world.”
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