This course will provide the different types of FDA-approved vaccinations, review the importance of prevention strategies, explain the use of the CDC's Transmission-based Precautions and guidelines for isolation of patients both at home and in healthcare facilities, and discuss treatment options for those infected with COVID-19.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Implement COVID-19-specific prevention strategies recommended by the CDC and WHO for specific healthcare settings
- Discuss vaccine options approved for use
This educational activity was developed for nurses and healthcare staff.
This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours by the Florida and California State Boards of Nursing, the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), and the American Association for Respiratory Care.
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.