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COVID-19 Update: What Every Nurse and Health Professional Should Know



Topic:
COVID-19 Update: What Every Nurse and Health Professional Should Know

Recorded on:
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Duration:
90 minutes including a live Q&A

Cost:
Free!



Registration Includes:
• The live webinar event (if registering prior to it starting)
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion


Description:
Less than six months ago, Coronavirus Disease 2019, an infectious disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, was identified and has since turned into a global pandemic. Scientists and health care professionals have struggled to keep up with every aspect of the virus: spread, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care. As we approach almost 5 million cases worldwide, the challenge has been to find the best, scientifically based information, and to weed out the disinformation, myths and bad science. Barb Bancroft RN, MSN, PNP will provide a much need update at this point in the fight against COVID-19.


Outline:
• Spread of the virus and Public Health measures
• COVID-19 – a general update on the newest info
• Symptoms; the expected and the unexpected physiological reactions to the virus
• Only old people and smokers? The emergence of severe pediatric cases
• Current treatments: a review of what’s being tested and results so far
• Course of the illness – morbidity and mortality
• The sequelae of COVID-19: how is the health of COVID survivors?
• Is a vaccine on the horizon?


Who Should Attend?:
• All Nurses and Health professionals engaged in direct patient care and ancillary care roles
• RN’s LPN’s RPN’s; Clinical Educators and Managers; Pharmacists, Dieticians
• Social Workers, Psychologists, Mental Health Workers
• Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Recreational Therapists
• Respiratory Therapists, Registered Technologists


Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP

Barb Bancroft is a widely acclaimed nursing teacher who has taught courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment to both graduate and undergraduate students. Also certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. Barb is known for her extensive knowledge of pathophysiology and as one of the most dynamic nursing speakers in North America today. Delivering her material with equal parts of evidence based practise, practical application, and humour, she has taught numerous seminars on clinical and health maintenance topics to healthcare professionals, including the Association for Practitioners for Infection Control, The Emergency Nurses' Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and more.







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