Coronavirus: What Nurses Need To Know To Be Prepared

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, RN, MPH

COVID-19 Nursing Preparedness Video

Unbound Medicine presents

Coronavirus: What Nurses Need to Know to be Prepared
Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, RN, MPH
Professor of Nursing and Public Health
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
26 February 2020

YouTube video.

In this 30-minute webinar, Dr. Veenema discusses disaster preparedness for nurses and nursing students in the event of an infectious disease outbreak with an emphasis on the current coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency.

About the Presenter

Tener Goodwin Veenema, PhD, MPH, MS, RN, FAAN, is a Professor of Nursing and Public Health at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. An internationally recognized expert in disaster nursing and public health emergency preparedness and as CEO of the Tener Consulting Group, LLC, Dr. Veenema has served as Senior Scientist to numerous federal agencies. An accomplished researcher, Dr. Veenema is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness and an elected Fellow in the National Academies of Practice, American Academy of Nursing and the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland.

Dr. Veenema is editor of Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards, 4th Ed., the leading textbook in the field and Disaster Nursing: Disaster Relief Guidelines, a continuously-updated database of disaster nursing guidelines published via App + Web by Unbound Medicine.

Dr. Veenema was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal of Honor (International Red Crescent, 2013) the highest international award in Nursing. She received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award (2017), served as the 2017-18 Distinguished Nurse Scholar-in-Residence at the National Academy of Medicine, and was awarded the Columbia University School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award for her Distinguished Career in Nursing. Working with the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab, Dr. Veenema was recently awarded the Discovery Award from the Johns Hopkins Office of the Provost to develop a Disaster Digital Twin System to optimize nursing response during a nuclear disaster.

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