ENA, ACEP, AAMC Present Coronavirus Informational Webinar on Feb. 18

February 12, 2020 AAMC American College of Emergency Physicians CDC Coronavirus Infectious Diseases Novel coronavirus Resources

Register now for ‘What Health Care Providers Need to Know about 2019-Novel Coronavirus’

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Feb. 12, 2020) – As the 2019-Novel Coronavirus continues to make headlines around the world, the Emergency Nurses Association, American College of Emergency Physicians and Association of American Medical Colleges have collaborated with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Ebola Training and Education Center to host an informational webinar on Feb. 18 to review the current state of this emerging infectious disease.

“What health care providers need to know about 2019-Novel Coronavirus” will feature Sharon Vanairsdale and Bruce Ribner from NETEC as they review how to identify and isolate – and notify the proper officials – if a patient with symptoms and epidemiological risk presents at points of entry to health care staff.

The webinar takes place at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Feb. 18. Registration for the webinar is now open and can be accessed here.

ENA President Mike Hastings, MSN, RN, CEN, encouraged emergency nurses, and everyone on the front lines of health care, to continue their vigilance relating to coronavirus, which includes staying informed about clinical guidelines and best practices.

"When it comes to emerging infections diseases such as this, there is no room for complacency. It is important to have a steady stream of evidence-based information available to ensure we are providing the best care to each and every one of our patients," Hastings said. "This webinar will certainly be a vital resource to health care providers as we monitor coronavirus developments on the local and global levels."

Stay up to date on the latest 2019-Novel Coronavirus news and CDC resources all in one place - https://www.ena.org/practice-resources/COVID-19.

 

 

About the Emergency Nurses Association

The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and leadership. Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 43,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops industry-leading practice standards and guidelines, and guides emergency healthcare public policy. ENA members have expertise in triage, patient care, disaster preparedness, and all aspects of emergency care. Additional information is available at www.ena.org.

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