544 Business Continuity: Minimizing the Risks from a Pandemic

Sponsored by the International Practice Specialty
The US CDC says swine flu (novel H1N1) could impact up to 40 percent of Americans by 2011. This session will provide health and safety professionals with; a framework for updating pandemic planning; minimizing the risk of pandemic in the workplace; an overview of the course of the virus so far; vaccines and anti-viral medications; personal hygiene strategies; and social distancing strategies.

Instructor(s): Deborah R. Roy, MPH, RN, COHN-S, CET, CSP, L.L. Bean, Inc., Freeport, ME

Level: I