The AHA and AONL are closely monitoring COVID-19 information and working with the CDC as well as other federal, state and local partners to respond to this challenge and to make sure hospitals and health systems have the most up-to-date information.
What is Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)?
According to the CDC, there are many types of human coronaviruses including some that commonly cause mild respiratory illnesses. COVID-19 is a new disease, caused be a novel coronavirus that has not previously been seen in humans.
Information that remains under on-going investigation includes additional modes of transmission, virus severity, spread of the virus in the absence of symptoms, and the length of time a patient can spread the virus. Symptoms associated with COVID-19 include mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
- Ohio State University School of Nursing - Resources to communicate with COVID-19 patients who are unable to speak
- University of Washington Medicine - Policies and protocols in response to the outbreak in Western Washington
AONL is pleased to offer nursing students access to AONL's library of on-demand webinars free of charge through June 30 using the discount code STUDENT at checkout. Note that faculty pre-approval may be required for academic program eligibility. Learn more.
COVID-19 Events & Calls for Nurse Leaders
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Latest News on COVID-19
AONL CEO, Robyn Begley on the All About Nursing radio show | Mar. 25
AONL CEO, Robin Begley, called into the All About Nursing radio show to discuss priorities AONL is working on to assist nurses who are fighting COVID-19.
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