This course will provide nurses and other healthcare professionals with information about the risk factors that make a person susceptible to contracting COVID-19 as well as its clinical presentation for various age groups.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Define COVID-19
- Describe the risk factors that make a person susceptible to contracting COVID-19
- Outline testing options
- Summarize the various treatments for COVID-19
This educational activity was developed for nurses and healthcare staff.
This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours by the American Association for Respiratory Care, the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), and by the Florida and California State Boards of Nursing.
This course was written by Marcia Wellington, RN, MS; Anita Fitzgerald, PhD, RN, AGNP, CNE; Margaret Fracaro, RN, MA; and Marguerite Voorhees RN, BSN, MN, CNS; and edited by Brenda Kozak, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE.
Brenda has over 20 years of clinical experience in nursing practice and is a certified nurse educator. She earned her Doctorate in Nursing Practice along with a Master of Science in Nursing with a focus on education.