May 21, 2020, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm CT / 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Session Overview

Dr. Gregory Botz, Heather Foster, RN, and a rapid response team of more than 30 clinical, operational, and community impact leaders contributed to this program. It is a multimedia platform for the critical infrastructure workers from 16 industry sectors. It has been designed for non-medical families who may have to prepare a care room for a loved one at home.

We will present video and resources provided on the web that may be used to help care for COVID-19 patients in the homes of critical infrastructure workers including professional caregivers and professional first responders. You will hear from emergency medicine, critical care, and infectious disease experts from leading medical centers. They will be supported by a reactor panel of leading experts.

This emergency response initiative is part of the Global Med Tac Bystander Rescue Care program for the public.

Our reactor panel will answer the FAQs.

We offer these online webinars at no cost to our participants.

Webinar Video, and Downloads

Webinar Video:

National Survey Results:

Click here to download the National Survey Results.

Speaker Slide Set:

Click here to download the combined speakers’ slide set in PDF format – one (1) slide per page.
Click here to download the combined speakers’ slide set in PDF format – four (4) slides per page

To view the file, click the desired link (please note: the files may take several minutes to download). To save to your hard drive, right click on the link and choose “Save Target As.” (In some browsers it might say “Save Link As.”)

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Date, Time, Dial-in Information, & FAQs

The online webinar has previously taken place.  Please see the webinar video above.

  • 01:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern Time
  • 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM  Central Time
  • 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM  Mountain Time
  • 10:00 AM to 1:30 AM  Pacific Time

 Dial-in Info: Audio will be provided through your computer (VoIP) at no cost to you. If VoIP is not an option on your computer, you can use the following number to dial-in: 1-408-792-6300  Access code: 823 426 413

#.   If you use this dial-in number, you will be charged by your local phone company or long-distance provider for the call.

 Frequently Asked Questions

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CE Credit Information

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness:  Participants will understand the latest information regarding protecting individuals and their families from COVID-19 Coronavirus.
  • Accountability:  Participants will understand may be accountable for new behaviors to protect individuals and their families from COVID-19 Coronavirus.
  • Ability:  Participants will learn how to  reduce the risk of harm from COVID-19.
  • Action:  Participants will learn what direct line-of-sight actions must be taken reduce harm to individuals and their families from COVID-19.

CE Participation Documentation

TMIT Global, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15996, will be issuing 1.5 contact hours for this webinar. TMIT Global is only providing nursing credit at this time.

To request a Participation Document, please click here.

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Session Speakers and Panelists

Gregory Botz, MD
Gregory Botz, MDCoronavirus: Protecting You and Your Family
Heather Foster, RN
Heather Foster, RNAn Infection Preventionist's Perspective
Becky Martins
Becky MartinsDiscussion & Reaction to Presentation AND The Voice of Patient & Family
C. R. Denham, II, MD
C. R. Denham, II, MDIn the News and Recent Polling

Related Resources

  1. Kim A and Watts A.  These are the ’10 plain truths’ about the coronavirus pandemic, according to former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden. CNN Health. 2020 May 6.  Available at: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/06/health/cdc-coronavirus-truths-trnd/index.html
  2. Med Tac Global Webinar.  Coronavirus – Protecting You & Your Family:  First Responder & Family Briefing.  Available here:
    https://www.medtacglobal.org/coronavirus-response/
  3. Checklist: Care of the At Risk and Seniors at Home. Available here:  Care of At Risk & Seniors Checklist 03-19-20 0830PT
  4. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 1: Culture of Safety Leadership Structures and Systems. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at:
    http://www.qualityforum.org/.   
  5. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 2: Culture Measurement, Feedback, and Intervention. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at
    http://www.qualityforum.org/.   
  6. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 3: Teamwork Training and Skill Building. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at
    http://www.qualityforum.org/.   
  7. National Quality Forum. Safe Practice 4: Risks and Hazards. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at
    http://www.qualityforum.org/.   
  8. National Quality Forum. Chapter 9: Opportunities for Patient and Family Involvement. IN: Safe Practices for Better Healthcare – 2010 Update: A Consensus Report. Washington, DC: National Quality Forum; 2010. Available at
    http://www.qualityforum.org/.   

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Questions about the Webinar series or need technical assistance? 
E-mail webinars@safetyleaders.org or call 512-473-2370 between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT