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MNA Offers CE Program on Ebola PPE and Safe Donning and Doffing Practices

What Nurses Need to Know About Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) When Caring for Patients Who Have Contracted or Been Exposed to Chemical or Biological Substances.

December 11, 2014, MNA Headquarters, Canton, MA

The purpose of this program is to enable those delivering patient care to work safely by recognizing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and the correct donning and doffing to obtain the highest level of protections possible.

Registration: Please contact Susan Clish, Health & Safety at 781-830-5723 or complete the form and mail  to the Massachusetts Nurses Association, Attn: Susan Clish, Health & Safety, 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA 02021. You may also fax this completed form to Susan at 781-821-4445.

Presenter: Patricia Strizak, MPH, RN

Date: December 11, 2014

Times:  Registration: 5:30-6:00 p.m.; Program: 6:00- 8:15 p.m. Includes a light dinner.

Location: MNA Headquarters, 340 Turnpike Street, Canton, MA

Fee: This course is exclusive for MNA members and requires a $25 placeholder fee which will be returned upon attendance at the program.

Contact Hours: Will be provided. This educational activity is provided by the Massachusetts Nurses Association, which is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This program awards contact hours based on our accreditor’s value and the value utilized by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. The BORN contact hour value may only be used for relicensure in Massachusetts. To successfully complete a program and receive contact hours or a certificate of attendance, you must: (1) sign in; (2) be present for the entire time period of the program; and (3) complete and submit the program evaluation.

Disability Help: Please contact the MNA Division of Nursing with any questions about special needs accessibility.

Program Cancellation: MNA reserves the right to change speakers or cancel programs due to extenuating circumstances and if minimum number of participants is not reached. In case of inclement weather, please call 781-821-4625 to determine whether a program will run as originally scheduled. Placeholder fee will be reimbursed for all cancelled programs.

Chemical Sensitivity: Scents may trigger responses in those with chemical sensitivities. Please avoid wearing scented personal products when attending MNA continuing education programs.