COVID-19 May 2020
by Instructor: Dorothy Brooks; Instructor: Gary Evans, BA, MA; Instructor: Melinda Young
Credentialed for: Nursing CEU Courses | Nursing CE | ContinuingEducation.com

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Course Overview

The COVID-19 pandemic creates challenges for healthcare workers as they face increased burnout, manage a shortage of protective equipment and supplies, and change the way they treat patients with chronic diseases.

About the Course Author

Dorothy Brooks is an award-winning freelance journalist in Atlanta who researches and writes ED Management for Relias Media every month. She specializes in medical reporting and has previously helmed such journals as Disease Management Advisor, Healthcare Imaging Update, Revenue Cycle and Operations Management, and Senior Care Management. In addition, her work has appeared in Emory Medicine, Entrepreneur, Nation’s Business, Home Office Computing, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Technology Transfer Tactics, and many other publications. Before devoting herself to print journalism, Dorothy worked extensively in broadcasting, serving as a news producer for numerous television stations, the last of which was WXIA-TV in Atlanta, where she spent seven years. Dorothy holds a BFA from New York University.

Dorothy Brooks has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

I am currently a medical writer for two publications by Relias Media, Hospital Infection Control & Prevention; and Hospital Employee Health. Over my 30 years as a medical writer, I written numerous articles on infectious disease outbreaks and threats to both patients and healthcare workers. These include HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, bioterrorism agents like anthrax, SARS, H1N1 pandemic flu, MERS, Ebola, Zika, and now SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). 

My writing has been honored for excellence in analytical reporting five times by the National Press Club in Washington, DC. I have a B.A. in English from the Christopher Newport College of the College of William & Mary. I received an M.A. at the Henry Grady School of Journalism at the University of Georgia.

Gary Evans, BA, MA has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.

Melinda Young has been a health care/medical writer for 25 years. Previously, she worked for daily newspapers, winning national awards for investigational journalism. Currently, she writes about human research protection, case management, ambulatory surgery, and contraceptive technology.

Melinda Young has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (11 Match)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center

    0.75HOURS

    Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • District of Columbia Board of Nursing

    0.70HOURS

    DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290). Nurses will receive 0.7 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Georgia Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS

    Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290 Nurses will receive 0.75 contact hours for participating in this course.
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

    0.75HOURS

    Relias LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Relias LLC designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • South Carolina Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS

    This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-775392
  • Florida Board of Medicine

    0.75HOURS

    Florida Board of Medicine CE Provider #: 50-290
  • New Mexico Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS

    New Mexico Board of Nursing (CEBroker Provider # 50-290) This course awards 0.75 contact hours upon successful completion.
  • Arkansas State Board of Nursing

    0.75HOURS

    N/A
  • Ohio State Medical Board

    0.75HOURS

    State Medical Board of Ohio CE Provider #: 50-290
  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

    0.75HOURS

    Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)
  • Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure

    0.75HOURS

    Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure (CEBroker Provider #: 50-290)


Course Details

  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-COVID19B
  • Hours:

    0.75
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-04-24
  • Expiration Date:

    2023-04-30
  • Learning Objectives:

    Describe how the clinical, administrative, and regulatory issues particular to the care of hospital employees affect healthcare workers, hospitals, or the healthcare industry at large.; Discuss practical ways to solve problems that case managers encounter in their daily case management activities.; Identify clinical, legal, legislative, regulatory, financial, and social issues relevant to emergency department management and case management
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Physicians.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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