This panel discussion is on the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned from health care organizations faced with a global pandemic. Descriptions of how organizations managed PPE, staffing, staff safety, patient safety, and capacity concerns in communities with “shelter-in-place” orders are included along with insights on ways to handle the fear and anxiety of patients, staff, and the community. Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/25/22.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: There are no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe the process and challenges to medical-surgical units while planning and experiencing a pandemic.