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COVID-19 and Seasonal Flu 2020-2021: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know
Course Description
COVID-19 and seasonal flu (influenza) symptoms can be similar. Learn to distinguish the symptoms, prevent transmission in the healthcare setting, and educate yourself about the 2020-2021 flu shot/vaccines. Deepen your knowledge about virus transmission, patient education, and infection control during the coronavirus pandemic. UPDATED MARCH 2021
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Differentiate between the clinical presentation of COVID-19 and seasonal flu.

2) Explain the incubation, period of contagion, and transmission for SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses.

3) Discuss infection prevention measures.

4) Describe patient education considerations for influenza and COVID-19.

5) Explain concerns surrounding seasonal flu vaccine and routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires October 1, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, MSN, RN

Adrianne E. Avillion is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. Adrianne earned her MS in nursing and a doctorate in adult education from Penn State University. She has over 40 years of experience in the field of nursing professional development and continuing education for nurses. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences devoted to the specialty of nursing professional development. Adrianne owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in evidence-based practice and quality improvement.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 1 Contact Hour. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 09/30/2021
Cost: $15.00
Credit Offered: 1 ANCC Credit
 
 
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