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COVID-19 Fast Facts: Preventing Transmission, Emerging Manifestations, and Looking Ahead (Published May 29, 2020)
There are more than 1.7 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, and over 100,000 US deaths have been caused by SARS CoV-2. To help NPs need to stay up to date about important changes pertaining to this infection, Dr. Fitzgerald presents key facts about COVID-19 based on the latest evidence and recommendations.
Evolving National and State Requirements for NP Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency (Published March 20, 2020)
Margaret A. Fitzgerald, DNP, FNP-BC, NP-C, FAANP, CSP, FAAN, DCC, FNAP
As COVID-19 spreads, 33 states have taken steps related to licensure, reciprocity, and credentialing of healthcare providers, including NPs, to leverage more healthcare workers in response to increased demand within and across states. Also, the US Department of Health and Human Services has recommended that all governors suspend state regulatory roadblocks sidelining qualified NPs from providing care. This article provides links to help you keep up with changing state rules.