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On-demand: “Impact of COVID-19 on Surveillance”

Pfiedler Education* presents…On-demand: “Impact of COVID-19 on Surveillance”

Surveillance in the COVID-19 pandemic has faced a number of unprecedented challenges compared to other public health surveillance and reporting of diseases including testing issues, travel restrictions, and asymptomatic spread. This session will discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the approach to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) through surveillance and identify best practices for new standard work related to respiratory precautions. A panel discussion with three infection preventionists from across North America will share challenges and related to COVID-19 surveillance in their healthcare facilities.

Learning Objectives  |  After completing this continuing nursing education activity, the participant should be able to:

1. Discuss the impact of COVID-19 on how we approach HAIs through surveillance.
2. Evaluate respiratory precautions moving forward and identify best practices for new standard work.

Target Audience: Intended for nurses or other healthcare professionals who are interested in learning about challenges and solutions using surveillance to better combat the spread of infectious diseases.

California Board of Registered Nursing Pfiedler Education is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP14944, for 2.0 contact hours.

EXPIRATION DATE  |  This material was produced in October 2020 and expires October 2022.

Pfiedler Education gratefully acknowledges educational grants provided by Metrex*

Questions? Contact Pfiedler Education at Pfiedler Webinars:  webinars@pfiedler.com, or call 720-748-6144

* NOTE: This is a supplier and/or industry resource-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach