Welcome to Episode 2 of the NCUIH Native Healthcast!
This is the National Council of Urban Indian Health's (NCUIH) podcast platform which is promoting infection prevention and control education topics for our frontline warriors and healthcare team members through collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via Project FIRSTLINE.
Our guests for this episode include Kyle Mitchell and Dr. Abigail Carlson. Kyle is Diné (Navajo) and is Storyteller and facilitator working with the technical assistance division at NCUIH in Washington, DC. Kyle is a decorated army veteran and a purple heart recipient, as well as the bronze star with valor. Dr. Carlson is one of the infection control advisors and subject matter experts for Project FIRSTLINE and works within the CDC's division of healthcare quality promotion. She advises the team on the development of the project first-line curriculum, supporting resources and training modalities, serves as a primary subject matter expert for Project FIRSTLINES training opportunities, and helps provide strategic directions for the future of the collaborative.
Our host is Vickie Oldman, Diné.
* Project FIRSTLINE is a national training and educational collaborative led by the U S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline healthcare workers and public health personnel. The contents of this podcast do not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of CDC or the United States Department of Health and Human Services (H.H.S). and should not be considered as an endorsement by the federal government.