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Surge planning and a tiered staffing model

Takeaways: Develop proactive surge planning approaches in advance of a crisis. Predictive modeling, such as, anticipating staffing needs, allows for a proactive structure to...

A call to care: A model for creating an employee COVID-19 screening clinic

Takeaways: Setting up an employee COVID testing clinic requires leadership, coordination, and can be a model of patient-centered nursing care. When done well, employee...

The SCOOP: Involving family in care during COVID-19 pandemic

A simple but structured process ensures effective communication. Involving patients’ families in the perioperative process is crucial for family-centered care, but the COVID-19 pandemic has...

The Joint Commission: COVID-19 response and accreditation

Resources and advocacy to support healthcare organizations. Takeaways: The Joint Commission has taken actions to support health care organizations with accreditation surveys and certification reviews...