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Infectious Disease and the Prehospital Provider

A Nor-Cal EMS WebCast Continuing Education Series

One (1) FREE Continuing Education Unit is available to California EMS personnel for watching this video.

"Infectious Disease and the Prehospital Provider" is presented by Dr. Eric Rudnick, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Medical Director and produced and directed by Engineer Bill Bogenreif. This webcast was recorded June 28, 2016.

This training is aimed at the individual prehospital provider. Dr Rudnick discusses the Drug resistant bacteria in the prehospital environment. He covers Infectious disease precautions and exposure management. The goal is to reduce the risk for infectious disease exposure for all prehospital providers which ultimately protects patients, providers, and the provider's family. He presents methods of exposure risk reduction, transmission methods, high risk diseases, and environmental disinfection.

Click HERE to download a printout of the presentation for reference while you watch the video.

This webcast is available for 1 FREE Continuing Education Unit in the State of California for Emergency Medical Services personnel such as First Responders (FRs), Emergency Medical Responders (EMRs), Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), Paramedics, and Mobile Intensive Care Nurses (MICNs) at:


A certificate for 1 CE will be printed upon successful completion of the above course and a five question test.

Need Continuing Education Units?

If you are a First Responder (FR), Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Paramedic, or Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) and need continuing education units, you may view this video and take a test to obtain 1 CE. Click the button below (before or after watching the video) to obtain your continuing education credit.

If you are already viewing this webcast for CE credit, click the above button when finished to go back to the webcast details to take the test and receive your CE certificate.

More Webcasts Available for CEs

Other webcasts are available to emergency medical personnel for continuing education units at:




This webcast was developed with funds provided through an HPP grant and produced and directed by Engineer Bill Bogenreif.


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