WEBINAR: COVID-19 in Nursing Homes - To Test or Not to Test? Is That Even a Question?
Wed, 4/29/2020 at 7:00 pm-Wed, 4/29/2020 at 8:00 pm(MST)
COVID-19 in Nursing Homes
To Test or Not to Test? Is That Even a Question?
What do we know about the accuracy of current tests available? What is the optimal testing strategy to prevent and control outbreaks in skilled nursing facilities? And finally, what do we know about COVID antibody testing? Join the Washington Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine (WA-PALTC) for a moderated discussion between infection control and lab experts in the area of testing, featuring:
James Lewis, MD, MPH, King County COVID-19 Acute Healthcare System Support Lead
Puneet Dewan, MD, King County/PHRC COVID-19 Response Testing, Investigation and Surveillance
Bert K. Lopansri, MD, D(ABMM), FIDSA, Associate Medical Director, Intermountain Infectious Diseases Program; Medical Director, Central Microbiology Laboratory
Moderator:Sabine von Preyss-Friedman, MD, FACP, CMD, Washington Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine