Online Program

4. COVID-19 Masks as PPE: Stories from hospitals, schools and communities


Flyer COVID masks webinar 5-14-20 9 presenters updated cred

    This program is a recorded webinar from May 14, 2020. Speakers discuss the issue of Masks as PPE in different settings (hospital, schools, EMS and community). Northeastern University researchers discuss ongoing research regarding the safety of different kinds of masks.



Contact Hours for Nurses: 2.0 hours             Cost:  $25                Length: 2 hours


Cost: Free

Contact Hours 0.0


Learning Outcome (s)  As a result of this program participants will be able to describe:

1.     how COVID19 is spread,

2.     types of masks used in health care and other settings,

3.     how to limit COVID spread with focus on mask use,

4.     challenges in using masks identified by individuals working in health care, work and school settings,

5.     potential solutions to some of the mask use challenges


Presenter Bios are in the Resources

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.

There was no commercial support for this program.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.ANCC Logo Jing

MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education  Provider Number 2019U003

Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS) hours (pending)

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