Identify-Isolate-Inform Algorithm

This course is designed to assist front-line healthcare facilities with planning for High Consequence Infectious Disease (HCIDs), including Ebola Virus Disease and other special respiratory pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2. The course includes guidance and tools for identifying and isolating patients with Ebola or other HCIDs and informing appropriate stakeholders while providing safe and appropriate care.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for frontline healthcare workers including MDs, PAs, NPs, RNs, infection preventionists, emergency managers, and support services.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify two (2) ways to apply the Identify, Isolate, Inform framework in their facility
  2. Understand the distinction between HCIDs and other infectious diseases
  3. Understand the importance of infection control to strengthen ability to identify & isolate patients with potential HCIDs

Additional Information

Provided by: 

Massachusetts General Hospital - Center for Disaster Medicine, and Mass General Brigham

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Partners HealthCare System and the Norman Knight Center. Mass General Brigham is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mass General Brigham designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation


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