New ReadyRN Module: Pandemic Flu

New Content for 2009

Elsevier | MC Strategies is pleased to announce the addition of a new module to the award winning ReadyRN: Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness online course. This module, titled “Pandemic Influenza and Novel H1N1 Influenza A”, was created in direct response to the needs of nurses, managers, and people on the front lines of a global flu pandemic.

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Drawing on relevant historical lessons and the latest epidemiologic trends and clinical practice guidelines, this new addition to the ReadyRN e-Learning course provides nurses with an essential grounding in the treatment and management of influenza.

Topic Areas

  • Biology of Influenza
  • Influenza Vaccines
  • Vaccination FAQs
  • Novel H1N1 Influenza A
  • The Start of Novel H1N1 Influenza
  • The Spread of Novel H1N1 Influenza
  • What Happens Next?
  • Lessons Learned from Past Epidemics
  • The Current Epidemic
  • Clinical Findings: Signs and Symptoms
  • Transmission
  • Infection Period
  • Novel H1N1 Influenza Vaccine
  • Anti-Viral Medications
  • Implementation of Prevention and Control Measures in Healthcare Settings
  • Surveillance, Education, and Influenza Testing
  • Antiviral Chemoprophylaxis
  • Respiratory Hygiene/Cough Etiquette
  • Standard Precautions
  • Droplet Precautions
  • Restrictions for Symptomatic Visitors and Healthcare Personnel
  • Caring for Infected Individuals
  • Which Patients Should Be Tested?

Please visit our online course page for more information about
ReadyRN: Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness.

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