8. COVID-19 Testing: Strategies and Models for SchoolsOverview:
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.
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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
Please see Speaker Bios in Resources
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.
MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2019U003