Ebola Information for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses

National Calls

Caring for Patients with Ebola in U.S. Hospitals: A Nursing Perspective
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  |  November 24, 2014
Presentations regarding the clinical management experiences of nurses who cared for patients with Ebola at Emory Healthcare and Nebraska Medical Center.

Recording & Transcript

Preparing America’s Nurses to Safely Care for a Patient with Ebola
Department of Health and Human Services  |  October 16, 2014
Discussion with nurses from across the nation, facilitated by Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Mary K. Wakefield, PhD, RN, Administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration, and experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Recording & Transcript
American Nurses Association (ANA) Response (pdf)


Nursing Community Statement on Ebola Virus Disease
As a part of this coalition of 61 national nursing organizations, APNA stands with the Nursing Community in emphasizing that the focus on responding to the Ebola Virus Disease in the US and the outbreak in West Africa must be on patient health and community protection.

Ebola Virus Disease: Information for U.S. Healthcare Workers
Information from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), curated by CDC experts specifically for US healthcare workers.

Ebola Response Updates from FDA
Learn about how the Food and Drug Administration is working to help expedite the development and availability of medical products – such as treatments, vaccines, diagnostic tests, and personal protective equipment – with the potential to help bring the Ebola epidemic in West Africa under control as quickly as possible.

SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center
SAMHSA has new resources to support individuals, communities, and responders in dealing with the Ebola outbreak:

Red Cross "Managing Fears of Ebola" Flyer (pdf)
A resource for the public on managing stress and anxiety surrounding Ebola.

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