Get up-to-the-minute information about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and its effects, and learn evidence-based ways to protect residents from serious harm, at a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25.

“COVID-19 Update: Protecting Senior Health” will begin at 1 p.m. ET. “COVID-19 Update: Protecting Senior Health” will begin at 1 p.m. ET. The event is a joint effort for readers of McKnight’s Senior Living and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.

Karen Monsen, Ph.D., RN, FAMIA, FAAN, professor and director of the Center for Nursing Informatics at the University of Minnesota, and Jessica Castner, Ph.D., RN-BC, FAEN, FAAN, president and principal investigator/consultant at Castner Inc., also will discuss evidence-based ways to protect residents from serious harm and telehealth solutions as part of a broad approach to the problem.

Attendees will learn how to:

  • Describe COVID-19’s actual and potential effects on senior health across living environments;
  • Analyze the health system impact of COVID-19 and ways to decrease that impact;
  • Discuss the need to seek telehealth or traditional healthcare services relative to COVID-19 signs and symptoms; and
  • Relate ways to help residents develop a personal plan, now and for the long term.

Learn more and register at this link.