Coronavirus Update: Register for AHA Members-only Webinars on Feb. 21 and Feb. 26 Related to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

AHA members must register in advance to attend each webinar

The AHA tomorrow, Feb. 21, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET will host a webinar featuring Rebecca Bartles, executive director of system infection prevention at Providence St. Joseph Health in Washington state, which was the first health care organization to care for a patient in the U.S. with COVID-19. Bartles will discuss what Providence learned about treating COVID-19, share advice for hospitals and health systems on how they should be preparing, and take questions.

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, from 12:30-2 p.m. ET, AHA will host a webinar featuring national experts from several health care organizations, including two of the three organizations that comprise the National Ebola Training and Education Center. Jeffrey Gold, M.D., chancellor of University of Nebraska Medical Center, will lead a discussion and Q&A with experts from UNMC, Emory University and Massachusetts General Hospital on what their organizations are doing to prepare for and respond to COVID-19. The speakers also will answer questions from AHA members.

AHA members must register for each webinar. Register here for the Feb. 21 webinar, and here for the Feb. 26 webinar. Please share this information with your clinical leaders and encourage them to attend. You will receive a confirmation email once you register. If you need assistance registering, please contact Markisha Redwood at mredwood@aha.org.

The AHA continues to urge hospitals and health systems to regularly review and update policies and practices consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s evolving interim guidance for health care professionals and infection control guidance for the novel coronavirus.

The AHA has and will continue to keep members informed on the latest developments on this issue. For more information and resources, visit AHA’s coronavirus update page.

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