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Free for All Nurses

ANA's COVID-19 Webinar Series 

We are designing the ANA COVID-19 Webinar Series to meet the current and ongoing needs of nurses during the pandemic – and we are succeeding. 

Over 100,000 nurses have viewed the first four webinars in this series.  The post-webinar surveys reveal that the vast majority of these viewers say that the content is meeting their needs.

A FREE, On-Demand Webinars for ALL Nurses

 Register now to view this online, on-demand webinar series anytime, anywhere

Click the button below to register for all four of the current webinars in the ANA COVID-19 Webinar Series or pick the ones most relevant to you:

Registration is FREE for both ANA members and non-members. We ask that all viewers register prior to viewing. Please forward this email to interested nurse colleagues.

The four webinars currently in the ANA COVID-19 series cover different aspects of this crisis and provide up-to-date information that can be applied immediately in your care of COVID-19 patients. Each of these approximately 60 to 70-minute webinars has been developed and recorded in the last few weeks. Here are the four current webinars in the series with more to be added soon:

Be Confident Protecting Yourself and Providing the Best Care to Your Patients during this COVID-19 Pandemic (focus on PPE) 

89% of respondents agreed the content met their needs.

Nurses face ongoing challenges with understanding current guidelines on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during times of supply chain shortage, patient surge, and evolving evidence on COVID-19. This webinar provides key information you can use when caring for a COVID-19 patient.

Content covers Modes of transmission of COVID-19; how to implement critical infection control standards to minimize spread and maintain nurse protection; best practices for optimal protection while maximizing a limited supply of PPE during the time of patient surge; and more.

How to Respond to Ethical Challenges and Moral Distress during the COVID-19 Pandemic

89% of respondents agreed the content met their needs.

You know the physical threat that COVID-19 presents to your patients and to you. The less recognized and acknowledged challenges are the ethical dilemmas that this crisis poses and the moral distress that follows. This webinar provides insights and tools for how to cope with these difficult aspects of the pandemic.

Content covers: How to manage the transition in standards of care from conventional to contingency to crisis standards of care; Ethical principles in action: Strategies for managing scarce resources; Moral Distress, the pandemic and you: How to survive the darkest days; What each and every individual nurse can and should do to take ethical care of their patients and care for themselves. 

Ventilator Management: Essential Skills for Non-ICU Nurses

87% of respondents agreed the content met their needs.

You may soon be faced with one of the most challenging aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: The need for nurses with little or no critical care experience being called on to be part of a team caring for severely ill COVID-19 patients, many of whom must be on a ventilator to survive. After viewing this webinar, you will be better prepared to be an effective part of that team.

Content covers: Basic ventilator settings and abbreviations; How to assess a patient on a ventilator; How to's of ventilator alarm assessment and troubleshooting measures and interventions for a variety of problems; how to assist during intubation.

How to Survive the Pandemic with An Unbroken Spirit: Actions to Take Right Now to Stay Strong and Focused

85% of respondents agreed the content met their needs.

Nurses are tough but COVID-19 is challenging their toughness in new and unique ways. The impact of caring for COVID-19 patients on nurses' mental health is now well known. This webinar gives you the best and most up-to-date tools to stay strong and focused on your vitally important work and find calmness in the chaos.

Content covers Brand-new screening resources; Successfully deal with your own grief and bereavement, anger, loneliness, isolation, anxiety, depression, fear; ways to improve your resilience now and into the future; recommendations for tools, resources, and apps that will help you deal with the mental health challenges of caring for COVID-19; Suicide prevention; Getting the help you need:  What to do when you need additional help and where to get it.

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Made possible by the generosity of the American Nurses Foundation.