Enduring Webinar: Making Sense of Respiratory Infections

Owens & Minor Offers Complimentary Continuing Education Webinar for Healthcare Professionals

October 8, 2020

Owens & Minor invites the healthcare community to replay this continuing education webinar: Making Sense of Respiratory Infections: Is it COVID-19 or Something Else?

The COVID-19 Pandemic has created many challenges for both healthcare and community settings. As we continue to fight the COVID-19 Pandemic and enter the annual respiratory infection season, healthcare professionals must maintain a high state of awareness of infection prevention and control. During this webinar program, the appropriate uses of PPE, patient and healthcare personnel screening, and maintaining a clean and sanitary environment will be addressed. Preparedness and early recognition of infectious respiratory diseases are critical elements of ensuring future pandemic preparedness.

The objectives of the webinar include:

  • Review the various clinical presentations of respiratory infectious diseases including COVID-19, Influenza, and Colds
  • Discuss the adaptations with the use of PPE that must be made during respiratory infection reason
  • Review core elements of pandemic preparedness to ensure diagnostic, operational, and therapeutic readiness for future infectious disease threats

Presenter: Dr. Hudson Garrett Jr. PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, IP-BC, CPPS, CFER, FNAP

The President and CEO of Community Health Associates, LLC, Dr. Hudson Garrett has a faculty appointment as an adjunct assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is a frequent international lecturer in the areas of infectious diseases, healthcare-associated infections, and infection prevention and control. He is board-certified in Patient Safety and Infection Prevention and Control. Dr. Garrett is also a member of OSAP/DANB Infection Control Certificate and Certification Steering Commission (ICCCSC).

Accreditation Information: Terri Goodman & Associates is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the New Mexico Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Certificate of Completion available to all participants.

CE Information: Healthcare professionals can earn 1.5 contact hours for the completion of this program.

Available Until: 09/28/2022