COVID Convo #3: Keeping hospital staff safe on the job during COVID-19

Meet Emily Cooper, BSN, RN and Sophie Butigan, BSN, RN, CMSRN, two Portland Veteran’s Administration Hospital direct patient care nurses detailed to Employee Health Service – COVID Triage Team. Get a brief overview of the tasks they have taken on and the collaborations and protocols that have helped them protect hospital staff and the veterans they care for. What challenges did the hospital face to keep operating while protecting staff and patients? What do they see for the future of their one-year deployment?  

Join host Kate Wood, MN, RN, ARM, Board of Directors, Oregon State Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 9 AM to 9:30 AM for this next COVID Conversation. Register now.

Can’t make it? Look for the recording along with other conversations within this series on our Oregon Healthy Workforce Center YouTube channel. We will continue the series as long as we find important issues and ideas to discuss. Our targeted audience includes occupational health nurses, industrial hygienists and safety professionals based in Oregon and Washington, although others are welcome to attend.

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