COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Jun 4, 2020
The Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) sent a letter to Congress this month to thank leaders for including top NCC priorities in the CARES Act and to urge members to protect and support nurses battling COVID-19 in future legislation.
May 21, 2020
To ease the burden on respiratory therapists and others caring for ventilated patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health instituted a surveillance system for its ventilators.
May 21, 2020
Mental health experts fear the stress of treating COVID-19 patients will have lasting psychological consequences for health care workers, a group already vulnerable to depression and suicide.
May 21, 2020
American Hospital Association (AHA) senior vice president and chief nursing officer and AONL CEO Robyn Begley stressed the importance of self-care for “health care heroes” in a post commemorating Mental Health Awareness month.
May 14, 2020
To better understand operational issues related to infection control, researchers at the University of China in Hong Kong designed and implemented a high-fidelity clinical simulation of intensive care admission and intubation of a patient with suspected or known COVID-19.