Technical & Research Applications

Bio-Terrorism / PPE Training

Inexpensive Infection Control Measures
Could Save Thousands of Lives, Billions of Dollars

"These two initiatives, targeting ventilator associated pneumonias and central line associated bloodstream infections, involved simple steps that lead to dramatic reductions in not only the targeted infections, but also mortality and costs," says Bradford D. Harris, MD, who led the study while serving as an associate professor of anesthesiology and pediatrics in the UNC School of Medicine. He is now a medical officer at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Washington.

Bio-Terroism Agents
 
Diseases and Conditions

Other uses for Ultra-violet light
(Crime – UV and blood; PDF)

Cytometry Applications:
Cytometry papers (in PDF format):

Novel Rapid Method for Visualization of Extent and
Location of Aerosol Contamination During High-Speed Sorting of Potentially Biohazardous Samples

Measuring Containment of Viable Infectious Cell
Sorting in High-Velocity Cell Sorters

Internet sites:

Hand washing dispels the decision demons
(Ars Technica)

Current Protocols in Cytometry
WHAT'S NEW AND COMING

 

Turning Point Model State Public Health Act
To read, search or download the Turning Point Model State Public Health Act
in Adobe Reader format, visit:

Turning Point Program

State of Alaska Turning Point Materials

Additional information about the Public Health Statute Modernization Collaborative as well as electronic copies of its previous publications
are available here.

Strategies for Norovirus
(By Robert E. Wheeler, MD, FACEP)
Voyager Medical Seminars was founded in 1995 by Robert E. Wheeler, MD to develop and coordinate CME programs for Cruise Ship Medicine.  Since that time, VMS has orchestrated five  successful conferences at sea.  The last conference was in 2002 aboard Royal Caribbean's Voyager of the Seas.

Dr. Wheeler is an Emergency Physician from New Hampshire and is a founding member and current Chairperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians' Section of Cruise Ship and Maritime Medicine.  He has been sailing part-time as a Cruise Ship Physician for 20 years.
Handouts (PDF, 1.2mb)
Slides (PDF, 743k)

Voyager Medical Seminars
9 Corduroy Road • Amherst, NH 03031-2724
603-672-5775 Voice/Fax • vms@adelphia.net

Flow Cytometry and Microbiology
Real time detection of biological aerosols.


NSF: The Scrub Club

SDA: Hand Hygiene