Events Calendar

COVID-19 Lessons Learned: A Global Perspective


2021-06-15 2021-06-15 America/New_York COVID-19 Lessons Learned: A Global Perspective MNA MNA

Tuesday, June 15

8:30am - 12:30pm ET AND/OR 1:30pm - 4:30pm ET


This day-long event, consisting of two individual educational programs, is designed to provide a global overview of the incidence of COVID-19 in regions across the world, including Australia, Singapore, Kenya, Spain, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Additionally, the program will provide an analysis of the physical, emotional, and psychosocial consequences of COVID-19 on nurses and other frontline healthcare workers. Lastly, the program speakers will describe strategies for the care of persons living with the long-term health effects of COVID-19. Speakers will include internationally renowned physicians; numerous nurse experts; and Dr. Carolyn Clancy, Acting Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

Morning Program (8:30am to 12:30pm ET): COVID-19 Lessons Learned: A Global Perspective

Afternoon Program (1:30pm to 4:30pm ET): Nurses' Challenging Journeys Caring for Patients and Themselves

Speaker Overview (in order of appearance):

A.M. Program

  • Katie Murphy, RN and MNA President
  • Kevin Kavanagh, MD, MS, Health Watch USA
  • Professor Imogen Mitchell, Australia
  • Dr. Matthias Maiwald, Singapore
  • Dr. Paul Yonga, Kenya
  • Dr. Jesus Rodriguez-Baño, Spain
  • Dr. Sebastian Hoehl, Germany
  • Dr. Stephanie Dancer, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Carolyn Clancy, USA Acting Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs

P.M. Program

  • Katie Murphy, RN and MNA President
  • Christine Pontus, MS, RN, COHN-S/CCM, MNA Health & Safety
  • Michele Cellai, DNP, ANP-BC
  • Jodi Roberts, FNP-BC
  • Jeannie Cimiotti, PhD, RN, FAAN


Questions can be directed to the Division of Nursing at (781) 821-4625 or via e-mail at When e-mailing, please use "COVID Webinar" in the subject line.

To receive Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credit for the session(s) you attend, you must be present for that/those ENTIRE live webinar session(s); partial CNE credit will not be awarded. You must also complete the webinar's associated pre-tests in advance of the program, as well as both the associated post-tests and program evaluations no later than 5:00pm ET on June 18, 2021. A Verification of Participation and Successful Completion certificate will be e-mailed to you later.

Massachusetts Nurses Association:
Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) credits will be provided for this/these educational webinar(s). These programs meet the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. MNA is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Southern Kentucky AHEC:
Physician/Nursing Home Administrator: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern Kentucky Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Massachusetts Nurses Association, and Health Watch USA. Southern Kentucky AHEC is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Southern Kentucky AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA/Nurse Practitioner: This program has been approved by Southern Kentucky AHEC for Category 1 credit. Non-Physician attendance will be awarded.

KBN Approval: Rockcastle Regional Hospital, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN). Provider #4-0059-12-22-030. Expiration Date: December 31, 2022. "Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education program does not constitute endorsement of program content." Total Approved Hours: 4.8

Occupational Therapy: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy for credit. (Credit Pending)

Physical Therapy: This course has been approved by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association for continued competency requirements.

Respiratory: This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care.

Radiology: This program has been submitted to the Kentucky Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy. (Credit Pending)