COVID-19 Clinician Support Webinars

January 19, 2021

Agenda:

  • EPI Report
  • Swedish Mass Vaccine Clinic
  • N95 Guidelines
  • Vaccine Update

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January 5, 2021

Agenda:

  • EPI Report
  • EvergreenHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Redistribution
  • COVID-19 Virus Variant

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December 22, 2020

Agenda:

  • Epi Report
  • Vaccine Update

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December 8, 2020

Agenda:

  • Epi update
  • PPE Workgroup Update
  • WSHA Visitation Guidance
  • Curbside Vaccination Clinic Model
  • WMCC Update
  • Vaccine Update

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November 24, 2020

Agenda:

  • Epi update
  • mAb updates
  • Vaccine updates
  • WMCC updates
  • Proclamation update

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November 10, 2020

Agenda:

  • EPI Report
  • Washington Medical Coordination Center – patient placement and surge coordination
  • COVID-19 mAb Therapeutics
  • Proclamation updates
  • Vaccine updates
  • Kindred update

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October 27, 2020

Agenda:

  • Hear from Dr. John Lynch
  • Updates on the Proclamation on COVID-19 Non-Urgent Medical Procedures
  • WMCC Update
  • Testing Updates
  • Epi Update

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October 13, 2020

Agenda:

  • Epi Report
  • DOH Vaccination Presentation
  • RC3 to WMCC Reminder
  • DOH Vaccine Survey
  • Volunteer Status in Hospitals

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September 29, 2020

Agenda:

  • Strategies for Influenza Season
  • PPE Tools
  • COVID Recovery Resources

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September 21, 2020

Agenda:

  • Introduction and objectives:
    • Provide clarification on DOH recommendations on determining usage strategies for PPE in hospitals during COVID-19
    • Review updates to isolation signage
  • Discussion on N95 use with COVID suspected and positive patients
  • Review and discuss updated Special Droplet/Contact Precaution sign

Resources:

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August 18, 2020

Agenda:

  • Epi Report from DOH
  • Behavioral Health Issues: Strategies for organizational and personal resiliency building, DOH BH Toolkit
  • Multi-Inflammatory Syndrome and Dexamethasone questions and discussion

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August 4, 2020

Agenda:

  • Guidance Related to the Provision of Support Persons for Patients with Disabilities in hospitals
  • Epi Report
  • Testing vs time and clearance
  • Testing updates
  • Providing clarity around N95 vs facemask for HCWs
  • PPE

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Resources:

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  1. Guidance Related to the Provision of Support Persons for Patients with Disabilities in Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic – DOH/WSHA
  2. COVID-19 Data Dashboard – DOH
  3. Interim Guidance for Long-Term Care: Transferring between Long-Term Care and other Healthcare Settings – DOH
  4. Discharging COVID-19 Patients – CDC

July 14, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Epi Update – DOH
  2. Advocacy on End of Life Legislation
  3. Leadership wellness and resilience experience at MultiCare
  4. WSHA Visitation Guidelines
  5. WSHA PPE Crosswalk

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  1. WA State Department of Labor & Industries – COVID19 Resources Webpage
  2. Airborne Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Theoretical Considerations and Available Evidence
  3. Safe Start Washington: Phased Reopening County-by-County
  4. Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: implications for infection prevention precautions – WHO
  5. PPE Crosswalk

June 23, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Epi Report – DOH
  2. IHME Predictive Model
  3. Q&A with John Lynch, MD, MPH, UW Harborview Medical Center
  4. DOH Resumption

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  1. COVID-19 Data Dashboard (DOH)

June 9, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Epi Report – DOH
  2. Temperature Screening – WSHA
  3. Questions and Discussion regarding allowing students and volunteers back into the hospital setting- WSHA
  4. WA Health Updates – DOH

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  1. PPE Conservation guidelines (CDC) – June 8, 2020

May 26, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Epi Report – DOH
  2. Wellness and Resiliency of staff in hospitals
  3. Universal Masking Policy

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  1. Hospital Staff Wellness and Resiliency support
  2. Universal Masking Policy

May 19, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Hospital Visitor Policies
  2. Fall Surge Planning

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  1. Fall Surge Planning

May 12, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Remdesivir
  2. Testing

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  1. Gilead
  2. WA Department of Health
  3. UW Medicine

May 5, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Hear from John Lynch, MD, MPH, UW Harborview Medical Center
    1. Physical distancing in hospitals
    2. Different types of testing
    3. PPE reprocessing
  2. PPE Updates with Kathy Lofy, MD, Washington State Department of Health
    1. Use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When Caring for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 (CDC)
    2. Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Personnel (HCP) and for Patients with
    3. Washington State Prioritization Guidelines for Allocation of PPE (PDF) – Updated 4/13/2020
    4. Washington State PPE Conservation Strategies (PDF) – Updated 4/23/2020
    5. Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of PPE (CDC)
    6. Reuse of PPE (PDF)
  3. Interpretive Guidelines and goals with Vice Admiral Raquel Bono

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The following tests can be ordered through UW Medicine – https://depts.washington.edu/uwviro/

  • COVID-19 Antibody (Serologic) Test
  • SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) PCR Test

PPE Updates

April 28, 2020

Agenda:

  1. WA DOH
    • Epidemiology update
    • PPE Updates
    • Isolation – releasing patients
    • Return to work
    • LTC transfers and PPE
  2. Bloodworks Northwest – Preparing for elective procedures
  3. Northwest Kidney Center – Dialysis Provisions and COVID-19 Disease

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April 21, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Interpretive Statement Related to Proclamation by the Governor – Restrictions on Non-Urgent Medical Procedures 
  2. PPE
  3. Testing
  4. WA DOH EPI Report

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April 14, 2020

Agenda:

  1. WA DOH EPI Report
  2. Alternate Care Sites and RC3/ROC updates
  3. Recovery Planning
  4. Data Dashboard for COVID19 – Washington State Hospital Resources

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April 7, 2020

Agenda:

  1. WA DOH EPI Report
  2. Update on PPE Conservation and Allocation
  3. Surge Planning
  4. Alternate Care Sites across the region
  5. Data dashboard update

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March 31, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Latest Epi report and other updates
  2. PPE conservation and allocation
  3. IHME Predictive Model
  4. Updates and changes in testing and supplies

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March 24, 2020

Agenda:

  1. PPE Updates
  2. Surge planning (including licensed beds)
  3. WA DOH Updates
  4. What is your hospital’s capacity right now?

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March 17, 2020

Agenda:

  1. Governor’s order on elective surgeries and procedures
  2. PPE
  3. Testing sites, supplies and results turn-around time
  4. Tele-health

Webinar Recording

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Please contact Midori Sudo (MidoriS@wsha.org) if you wish to be included on future Clinician Support Webinars.

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