Healthcare preparedness for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
Healthcare preparedness for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19
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Healthcare facilities face ongoing challenges related to preparing for and responding to emerging infectious diseases, including the novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (which causes the disease coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19). Healthcare facilities must have a comprehensive emergency management plan that addresses the unique challenges in responding to COVID-19 and other events that result in a surge of contagious patients. The purpose of this webinar is to outline evidence-based recommendations, best practices, and Joint Commission Standards for managing an influx of infectious patients, including an outbreak or pandemic involving COVID-19.

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the current epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19
  • Outline evidence-based recommendations, best practices, and Joint Commission Standards for managing an influx of infectious COVID-19 patients
  • Describe infection prevention strategies needed to prepare for an influx of infectious patients
  • Outline crisis standards of care related to the use of masks and respirators during outbreaks of COVID-19

Disclaimer: This program is supported through an unrestricted grant from Aerobiotix.

 

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