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HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series: Strategies for Controlling the Spread of COVID-19 in Post-acute Care Facilities - Recording

May 22, 2020
Webinar

10 - 11 a.m.

Registration is open to HANYS Members and Non Members

Description:
This webinar will provide an overview of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living as well as address common challenges and the lessons learned when dealing with outbreaks in these facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions related to managing these outbreaks and preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Objectives: At the end of the webinar, you will be able to:

  • prepare for COVID-19 introduction in your facility;
  • recognize the role of testing of staff and residents in managing outbreaks;
  • determine to value and limitations of cohorting of COVID-19 positive residents; and
  • discuss how to extend the use of personal protective equipment.

Presenter:
Dr. Ghinwa Dumyati, Infectious Diseases physician and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center and a Fellow of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology

HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series
This webinar is part of the HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series to be held every Wednesday at 3 p.m. Additional sessions will take place as needed on Mondays at the same time.

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced healthcare organizations and providers to navigate unprecedented operational and clinical challenges, which will continue as the curve flattens and we move toward recovery.

In the recovery phase, healthcare organizations and providers need to re-evaluate their operations and plans for delivering care in a post-pandemic world. As they plan for the “new normal” and a potential second surge of COVID-19, healthcare leaders must consider their use of telemedicine, infection prevention and control practices, supply chain management and infrastructure changes. To assist with planning for the recovery phase, the sessions will feature national and state experts to explore strategies and considerations for this new phase of the pandemic. Additional sessions are listed below:

May 27: Hospice and Palliative Care: Strategies for Future Care

June 3: Leveraging Philanthropy as a Revenue Source for Recovery

June 4: Emerging from COVID-19: Guidelines for Re-opening Healthcare

June 10: Facilities and Engineering Considerations

June 15: A Psychological Framework for Supporting Staff Facing Crisis

For more information about this session or the HANYS Recovery and Preparedness Webinar Series, contact Kathy Rauch, senior director, Quality Advocacy, Research and Innovation at 518.431.7718 or krauch@hanys.org

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Registration Support at learning@hanys.org or (518) 431-7867.

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