ExpiredCOVID Testing – Best Practices for Home Care and Hospice

  • December 16, 2020
    11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Start Date: 12/16/2020 11:30 AM EST
End Date: 12/16/2020 1:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Virtual Event


Organization Name: Ohio Council For Home Care and Hospice


Program Overview:

This program will cover the following best practices for Home Care and Hospice Staff testing for COVID-19.

  1. What to know before a test (signs/ symptoms a patient may be having)
  2. What to know during a test
  3. Best Practices for swabbing
  4. What to expect from the patient (coughing, sneezing, crying)
  5. Best Practices for storing and shipping the specimen sample
  6. Contact tracing best practices
  7. Best practices when a nurse/ staff member has been diagnosed with COVID-19
  8. Proper way to take PPE on and off- where (in/out of the house)

Lisa Von Lehmden Zidek
Visiting Nurse Association

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