This session includes an overview of the pathophysiology and
diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Treatment for both
inpatients and outpatients are discussed as well as discharge care. The
long-term effects of COVID-19 on patients and their families are reviewed,
which includes COVID-19 "long haulers" and post-intensive care
syndrome (PICS). Though it is unknown at this time, there are potential
long-term physical and psychologic effects of the pandemic on healthcare workers.
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ)
and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing
professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s
Commission on Accreditation.
J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered
Nursing, provider number CEP 5387.
speaker and planning committee members reported no actual or potential conflict
of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education activity.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to
understand current diagnostic, treatment, and nursing care of the patient with