Online Program

8. COVID-19 Testing: Strategies and Models for Schools

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This is a recorded webinar from October 22, 2020. Dr. David Luzzi from Northeastern University discusses COVID tests choices and testing processes, Dr. Nate Horowitz-Willis discusses COVID in regards to social determinants of health, and 4 school nurses (Sheila Caldwell, New Jersey: Lisa Kern, Florida: Linda Corridan, Wellesley Public Schools, and Adria Pavletic, Private school in MA) discuss their experiences and challenges in planning and providing testing in their schools. 



Cost: $ 20.00

Contact Hours 2

Objectives:

 As a result of this educational activity, participants will be able to:        

  • Name benefits and challenges for regular screening of college-aged students
  • Describe 2 types of COVID-19 testing
  • Identify which test(s) has/have the greatest accuracy based on administration, sample type (e.g. nasal, sputum), and sensitivity/specificity
  • Identify resources needed for a successful testing process at the university level; recommendations for PreK-12 grade schools       
  • Describe models of testing that are being used in PreK – 12-grade schools
  •  Identify benefits and risks for testing in PreK-12 grade schools 
  •  Describe the successes and challenges of schools currently testing

Presenter:

Please see Speaker Bios in Resources

6 speakers

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The webinar planners and presenters have no conflict of interest to declare related to the planning, implementation and evaluation of this webinar.



Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2019U003

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