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13. COVID-19 Pooled Testing: Science & School Nurses’ Experiences


Screen Shot 2021-03-24 at 7-57-58 AM Dr. Jared Auclair, Northeastern University, discusses the science behind COVID-19 Pooled Testing and the process involved.  Cathy Riccio, Nurse Leader at the Newburyport Public Schools, and her school nurses, Michelle Rybicki and Nelson Lane discuss their process and implementation of Pooled testing in their schools including lessons learned.

No contact hours               Cost: FREE                   Length: 90 minutes


Cost: Free

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Learning Outcomes:
1. Define COVID-19 Pooled testing
2. Describe how COVID-19 differs from other forms of testing, including individual PCR and antigen testing
3. Identify what is known about Pooled testing sensitivity and specificity
4. Identify different methods for Pooled testing
5. Describe steps for assisting with Pooled testing implementation in schools
6. Identify considerations for school nurses assisting with Pooled testing in schools


Speaker Bios: COVID Pooled Testing

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.

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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