COVID-19: Infection Prevention Pearls

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Class A Credits: 1.0

Format: Video

Run time: 60 mins

Course Launch Date: 4/17/20

Course Expires: 4/16/21

Learn about COVID-19 infection prevention measures during anesthesia care of COVID-19 patients. *COVID-19 webinar series supported, in part, by an educational grant provided by Medtronic and Johnson & Johnson.

***If you previously attended a live webinar or session for CE credit, you are not eligible to receive additional credit for the replays.***

The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AANA is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #10862.


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  • Discuss the status of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Describe infection control practices specific to the anesthesia care of the patient infected with coronavirus.

Charles A. Griffis, PhD, CRNA

Faculty, University of Southern California Program of Nurse Anesthesia

Dr. Griffis is a didactic instructor in research methods for the USC Program of Nurse Anesthesia.  His areas of research have included pain pathophysiology and infection control. Recently appointed to the AANA Health and Wellness Committee, he now expanding his research and education efforts to wellness and suicide prevention. He is studying to become a State Peer Assistance Advisor, and is committed to the task of improving wellness for all nurse anesthetists.



Cormac O'Sullivan, PhD, MSN, CRNA

Associate Clinical Professor Director DNP Program in Nurse Anesthesia, University of Iowa


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