Join Pre-Launch Webinars for National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network

Jackie Pappalardi and Lisa Volk in Clinical & Quality

As training centers and nursing homes around the country continue to join the Network and prepare to embark on their respective cohorts, ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network is offering a series of pre-launch webinars to explore some of the key themes that will later be featured more deeply over the 16-week sessions.

These interactive, pre-launch webinars will feature national experts exploring key topics in COVID-19 care in nursing homes and offer significant time for discussion.

We hope that both nursing homes that have already completed their interest forms to participate in the Network and those that are new or exploring their next steps will join us for these conversations.

Upcoming Webinars:

Strategies to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 
The first segment of this presentation will address key important and realistic approaches, consistent with current guidance, that health care workers can implement to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 for Long-term Care Professionals.  The second segment will cover the multiple action steps necessary for organizations to consider with PPE from planning, inventory, policies and procedures, types of PPE, use consistent with current guidance, education, optimization, process surveillance, and follow up.

Date: Friday, October 23, 2020

Time: 1-2:30pm MT / 3-4:30pm ET

Pre-Launch Webinars

COVID-19: Realistic and Quality Approach to Cohorting, Cleaning and Disinfection
The first segment of this presentation will discuss the guidance, planning, education, and prompt action approach to the very important mitigation step of cohorting during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The second section will provide key strategies in both cleaning and disinfection to include the process, products, PPE necessary and education of employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020
Time: 10:30am-12pm MT / 12:30-2pm ET

Register here

Not Yet in the Network?
The AHRQ ECHO National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network aims to rapidly assist nursing homes in consistently implementing evidence-based best practices to protect residents and staff. 

We are actively recruiting nursing homes around the country to join this interactive community of practice to collaboratively advance improvements in COVID-19 preparedness, safety, and infection control.

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Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15