Keyword Archives: Emerging Infectious Disease
NPR “Ebola Update: Nurses on the Front Line”

NPR “Ebola Update: Nurses on the Front Line”

Midday With Dan Rodricks: “Ebola Update: Nurses on the Front Line” Latest developments on the Ebola front and some perspective on what has happened in the U.S. and West Africa over the last week from two faculty members at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing: Tener Goodwin Veenema, an international expert on disaster preparedness […]

MSNBC Video: Are American Cities Ready for an Outbreak?

MSNBC Video: Are American Cities Ready for an Outbreak?

Dr Veenema discusses Ebola and emergent infectious disease outbreaks in conversation with MSNBC’s Betty Nguyen. Are American Cities Ready for an Outbreak? Have U.S. hospitals learned from the mistakes of Dallas? Ebola might not big the big outbreak everyone fears, but is America ready for the next big global health threat? Experts in public health […]

USA Today: Budget Cuts Hurt USA’s Ability to Prepare for Ebola

USA Today: Budget Cuts Hurt USA’s Ability to Prepare for Ebola

USA Today reports on the possible impact of chronic underfunding of US public health infrastructure in light of the Ebola crisis.

New ReadyRN Module: Pandemic Flu

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 […]

VA ONS Influenza Teleconference

VA ONS Influenza Teleconference

From the “Save the Date” announcement: The VA’s Office of Nursing Services, in conjunction with the New York Harbor and the Miami VA HealthCare System, extends an invitation to our Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness satellite teleconference, September 11th, 2009 from 12:00-3:00 PM EST. Our guest speaker, Tener Veenema, PhD, RN, MPH, will be presenting […]