COVID-19 Updates (June 28, 2020)

COVID-19 Preparedness in CAR A disease threat anywhere is a disease threat everywhere. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) works 24/7 around the globe to stop health threats at their source. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in [...]

By |June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Updates (June 15, 2020)

ppe, covid-19, tracker, burn rate NIOSH PPE Tracker App Tutorial This video tutorial guides users through the NIOSH Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Tracker app, a mobile version of the PPE Burn Rate Calculator that allows healthcare providers and systems to estimate the amount of PPE being used over time with their mobile devices. [...]

By |June 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Updates (June 6, 2020)

Help stop the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses by following these steps. During this COCA call, presenters will provide an overview of the updated guidance for dental settings, including recommendations for resuming non-emergency dental care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters also will discuss strategies for dental healthcare facilities to optimize personal [...]

By |June 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Updates (May 31, 2020)

COVID-19 Updates (May 31, 2020) CDC Director Dr. Robert R. Redfield talks about how wearing a cloth face covering may help slow the spread of COVID-19. Are you prepared for the 2020 hurricane season while the world is also responding to COVID-19? CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health joined the CDC EPIC Team [...]

By |May 31st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Updates (May 16, 2020)

Grant Baldwin, PhD, MPH, shared guidance for the private sector, including what CDC knows at this point and what CDC is doing in response to this outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in 2005. In addition to Guatemala the [...]

By |May 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Update: May 5, 2020

Caring for Someone with COVID-19 at Home If you’re caring for someone with COVID-19 in non-healthcare settings, follow this advice to protect yourself and others. Learn what to do when someone has symptoms of COVID-19 or when someone has been diagnosed with the virus. This information also pertains to people who have tested positive but [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FAQ Related to COVID-19 Health Care Challenges

INS acknowledges the plight of the public, our members and valued colleagues, as we work collectively to manage the many concerns associated with COVID-19. Many are asking if INS is able to give “new guidance” regarding modification for adherence to the INS Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice. While we are presently unable to recommend modifications [...]

By |March 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID-19 Pandemic Updates | March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Updates | March 25, 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic Updates | The Ad Council in partnership with the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), developed PSAs to inform Americans about the steps they can take to protect themselves to prevent the spread [...]

By |March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

COVID 19: Infection Control Special Situation

What Health Professionals Should Know About COVID-19 Health personnel (HCP) are on the front lines of caring for patients with confirmed or possible infection with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and therefore have an increased risk of exposure to this virus. HCPs can minimize their risk of exposure when caring for confirmed or possible COVID-19 patients [...]

By |March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sleep and Stress in Adolescents

Sleep and stress in adolescents: the roles of pre-sleep arousal and coping during school and vacation. This study explored the relationship between stress and actigraphy-measured and self-reported sleep in adolescents during periods of restricted (school) and unrestricted (vacation) sleep opportunities. We further examined whether (1) cognitive pre-sleep arousal (PSA) mediated the relationship [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments