Since March of 2020, the U.S. has been in a pandemic related to the COVID-19 virus. The FDA has emergently approved three COVID-19 vaccines for immediate distribution and administration and one of these COVID-19 vaccines has been fully approved for individuals 16 years old and older. This course will discuss the types of vaccines available and how to successfully administer them. The goal of this course is to provide nursing and pharmacy professionals with knowledge of COVID-19 vaccines and administration procedures.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
This activity is approved for 0.25 contact hours.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Priming the Immune System
Harnessing Our Natural Defenses
Storing and Handling the Vaccines
Section 3: Conclusion
Susan Heinzerling earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as a Master of Life Sciences in physiology from North Carolina State University. She became a doctoral candidate in immunology at the University of South Alabama. Her research experiences in the biomedical sciences led to an interest in evidence-based practices. Ms. Heinzerling began her nursing career as a medical/surgical nurse. Renal patients in acute care with multiple chronic conditions and repeated hospitalizations inspired her practice of hospice nursing. She has worked as a hospice admissions nurse and a hospice RN case manager in both a large urban setting and a rural community. Disclosure: Susan Heinzerling, BSN, RN, CHPN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: Laura Anderson, MSN RN, WCC
Laura Anderson earned an Associate Degree in nursing at Southwestern Wisconsin Technical College in 2004 and a Bachelor of Science in nursing and fine arts from Viterbo University in 2006. She earned a Master of Science in nursing with an emphasis in geriatrics, mental health, and education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2009. Laura has over 20 years of long-term care experience. She has held positions including Director of Nursing, Clinical Informatics Nurse, Senior Clinical Consultant, Nurse Auditor, Business Office Manager, and author. Disclosure: Laura Anderson, MSN RN, WCC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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