Infection Prevention, Self Protection, & PEP Utilization for First Responders in Pennsylvania
***Please note this event will provide continuing education credit for EMS workers in Pennsylvania only***
If you are interested in attending or holding a similar event for your team please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sara Vincelli, MSN, FNP-C, APRN
HIV Clinical Nurse Educator
MAAETC West Virginia Regional Partner
West Virginia University, Department of Medicine
- Describe the basics of personal protective equipment usage to defend against blood borne pathogens.
- Define at least two HIV prevention tools in the professional setting.
- Understand streamlined guideline use of occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP).
In order to receive a certificate of attendance or continuing education credit, all required evaluations must be completed within three days of the training and EMS certification number MUST be provided.
EMS ConED: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is approved as a provider of emergency medical services continuing educational development. This event is eligible for 1.0 credit hours.
In order to receive EMS credits, you must provide your certification number.
In order to receive EMS credits, you will need to complete this evaluation within 72 hours of the completion of this training.
Certificate of Attendance: With completion of the required evaluations, participants can receive a certificate of attendance from the MAAETC.
Continuing Education credits issued for participation in CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of their state licensing board(s). Certificates will be emailed out 3-6 weeks after the evaluation period has closed.
The training is designed for EMS and first responders in Pennsylvania. Interested EMS workers in other states are also welcome to attend but will only be able to receive a certificate of attendance.
First Responders Series Flyer Rev. 02.09.23.pdf:
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP, occupational and non-occupational)
- Basic science
- Health literacy
- Care coordination
- Team-based care (i.e. interprofessional training)