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Brittany Schlueter has contributed to the following content for HEROES:


Emergency Procedures: Intraosseous Access - EZ-IO

In this video we demonstrate how to obtain intraosseous access with a powered drill system. Intraosseous access, commonly called IO, is used when immediate vascular access is needed, and other methods have failed.

Published: 11/21/2019 | Duration: 05:35

Tourniquet Basics: Combat Application Tourniquet

A tourniquet is used for victims with potential life-threatening bleeding. This video demonstrates how to apply the Combat Application Tourniquet also known as CAT.

Published: 08/07/2019 | Duration: 03:19

Isolator Basics: ProPac Positive Pressure Patient Isolation Transportation Device - Assembly

This video describes the individual components necessary for successful assembly of the ProPac Positive Pressure patient isolator and their sequential assembly. Additionally, it offers troubleshooting information in the event the device malfunctions.

Published: 08/07/2019 | Duration: 07:31

Chemical Decontamination Level C: PPE 3M Breathe Easy - Doffing

In this module we test your knowledge of the steps involved when donning Level C Checmical decon PPE. This process is demonstrated in the accompanying video.

You can download a printable version of the Level C Chemical Decon Doffing steps from the Printed Materials section of the HEROES website.

Published: 06/16/2018 | Duration: 00:00

Chemical Decontamination Level C: PPE 3M Breathe Easy - Donning

In this module we test your knowledge of the steps involved when donning Level C Checmical decon PPE. This process is demonstrated in the accompanying video.

You can download a printable version of the Level C Chemical Decon Doffing steps from the Printed Materials section of the HEROES website.

Published: 06/16/2018 | Duration: 00:00

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Suit Support

Suit support personnel are a vital part of a decon team. In addition to assisting with the donning and doffing of team members PPE, they also help with such tasks as taking vital signs, and ensuring decon team members are properly hydrated.

In this video we demonstrate Donning the equipment for suit support personnel.

Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 06:36

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Doffing

After a decon team member has assisted in the process of chemical decontamination, their personal protective equipment must be taken off in a controlled step-by-step process.

In this video we demonstrate the steps for Doffing Level C Chemical Personal Protective Equipment with a 3M Breathe Easy PAPR

Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 06:37

Chemical Decontamination PPE: Level C 3M Breathe Easy - Donning

Decon operations team members often wear Level C Chemical PPE when attending to a patient requiring chemical decontamination.

In this video we demonstrate the steps for Donning Level C Chemical Personal Protective Equipment with a 3M Breathe Easy PAPR

Published: 03/31/2018 | Duration: 09:42

ISO-POD Update: AirBoss Defense Advantage

An ISOPOD is a device used in the transportation of a potentially infectious patient, either internally at a facility, or from one facility to another.

In this video Brittany Nordby, RN, BSN, EMT, Project Coordinator for HEROES, provides an explanation of the new features found on the latest generation of ISO-POD manufactured by AirBoss Defense.

Published: 08/25/2017 | Duration: 04:10

Cervical Collar Placement: Supine Patient

A cervical collar is used when a cervical-spine injury is suspected.

In this video, we will demonstrate how to place a cervical collar on a supine patient.

Published: 04/10/2017 | Duration: 03:22

Cervical Collar Placement: Seated Patient

A cervical collar is used when a cervical-spine injury is suspected.

In this video, we will demonstrate how to place a cervical collar on a seated patient.

Published: 04/10/2017 | Duration: 03:20

Brittany Schlueter

Brittany Schlueter

UNMC College of Nursing

Brittany Schleuter is a program consultant with the HEROES Project. Previously she held the position of Program Coordinator.