Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
NETEC: Community Health Considerations: Infection Prevention | October 28, 2020 In this webinar, we will discuss the initiative of rapid preparedness for SARS-CoV-2 as derived from a community health agency with over 100 years of experience battling infectious outbreaks; identify the importance of a strong partnership with Infectious Disease providers in the development of effective Infection Control practices for healthcare workers who provide care in community settings; apply basic fundamental infection control/prevention practices in the home and community settings; and describe policies and procedures necessary to help prevent transmission of COVID-19 amongst health care workers and patients.
NETEC: Influenza in the Age of COVID-19 | October 30, 2020In this webinar, we will summarize the similarities and difference between seasonal influenza and COVID-19; describe influenza vaccination planning efforts; discuss testing and antiviral treatement when SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses are co-circulating; and share NETEC resources and tools to help healthcare systems in their influenza planning effort.
NETEC: COVID-19 and Acute Renal Failure | November 4, 2020In this webinar, participants will be able to identify risk factors associated with COVID-19-related acute kidney injury, discuss strategies to minimize resource scarcity related to those undergoing renal replacement therapy during a crisis situation and describe the management and long-term outcomes of renal failure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NETEC: Care Transitions to Home Health: Key COVID-19 Considerations | November 6, 2020In this webinar, we will discuss the importance of effective collaboration and communication during the intake/screening and referral processes concerning COVID-19 between home health clinicians, patients, and caregivers, articulate how to adapt to the CDC guidelines at home pertaining to challenges experienced when a mother of a newborn child tests positive for COVID-19 based on complex case studies, and summarize the various approaches necessary to effectively address encounters surrounding poor health literacy in minority populations affected by the pandemic as derived from clinical case scenarios.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE), in collaboration with
ASPR’s Pediatric Centers of Excellence are collaborating on a webinar series focused on how the COVID-19 pandemic may affect children. Topics will include impacts on child health and wellness, child emotional and social effects, the impact of COVID-19 on children with special healthcare needs, and how secondary/other disasters may affect children during the pandemic.
Join us for weekly peer-to-peer sessions as we discuss healthcare issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. These sessions are brought to you by ASPR, the NETEC, and Project Echo.
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