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Florida Nurses Association COVID-19 Weekly Update - Shared screen with speaker view
Penny Blake
50:15
Link to one article on self test accuracyhttps://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/unitedhealth-group-study-finds-self-administered-covid-19-tests-as-accurate-as-clinician
Kaitlin Scarbary
50:40
Link to one article on self test accuracyhttps://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/unitedhealth-group-study-finds-self-administered-covid-19-tests-as-accurate-as-clinician
Penny Blake
52:18
"Everlywell’s test kit includes swab-based collection equipment, as well as shipping materials that ensure safe transport of a person’s sample as outlined by the CDC and UN Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods to help prevent any possible risk to mail carriers or couriers actually moving the packages. "
Penny Blake
52:31
https://techcrunch.com/2020/03/19/home-diagnostics-startup-everlywell-is-launching-an-at-home-coronavirus-test-sample-kit/
Penny Blake
01:07:03
A PUI is a person with the following characteristics - CDC Category Afever (≥ 38°C, 100.4°F) and pneumonia or acute respiratory distress syndrome (based on clinical or radiological evidence);AND EITHERa history of travel from countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula within 14 days before symptom onset;ORclose contact with a symptomatic traveler who developed fever and acute respiratory illness (not necessarily pneumonia) within 14 days after traveling from countries in or near the Arabian Peninsula;ORis a member of a cluster of patients with severe acute respiratory illness (e.g., fever and pneumonia requiring hospitalization) of unknown etiology in which MERS-CoV is being evaluated, in consultation with State and local health departments.CDC Category B:close contact with a confirmed or probable case of MERS while the case was ill AND has a fever (> 100°F) or symptoms of respiratory illness within 14 days following the close contact. NOTE: This is a lower threshold than Category A.
Penny Blake
01:07:08
Close contact is defined as:Any person who provided care for the patient, including a healthcare worker or family member, or had similarly close physical contact.Any person who stayed at the same place (e.g., lived with, visited) as the patient while the patient was ill.
Penny Blake
01:07:22
Probable CaseA probable case is a PUI with absent or inconclusive laboratory results for MERS-CoV infection who is a close contact of a laboratory-confirmed MERS-CoV case.
Penny Blake
01:07:34
These are from CDC website
Willa Fuller
01:12:03
Thanks Jessica
Willa Fuller
01:12:20
I posted your article on Social Media Ginger.
Penny Blake
01:13:48
https://www.ena.org/press-room/2020/03/27/ena-statement-on-emergency-nurse-protection-during-covid-19-pandemic
Penny Blake
01:20:29
The latest study available estimates there are about 62,000 ventilators in hospitals nationwide. That figure is seven years old — so the actual number could be higher.
Willa Fuller
01:32:32
Katie Smith shares that you must take care to watch for pressure injury when using the proning bed.
Penny Blake
01:47:53
Burn Rate Calculator https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/ppe-strategy/burn-calculator.html?deliveryName=USCDC_10_4-DM24118
Penny Blake
01:48:24
For determining how fast you are going through your PPE
Penny Blake
01:51:25
Thank you so much for passing this request! We are trying to get the word out as far as possible. And I want to emphasize again that we understand the tough predicament many nurses are in when it comes to speaking openly about current circumstances. We would never want to put anyone in a compromising situation.Thank you all again so much for your help in telling this very important story.Sending luck and all my best,Acacia NunesABC News I Producer47 West 66th St. New York, NY 10023O: 212.456.7204
Penny Blake
01:52:56
Will do
Kaitlin Scarbary
01:53:15
Willa posted on social media. Thakn you for sharing, Ginger!