ESPNIC Webinar on PICU Nursing care of the child with suspect or proven Covid-19 infection

In order to respond actively to the COVID-19 outbreak that already affects so many of the European countries, ESPNIC is launching a series of Webinars starting Tuesday, 7th April at 4 pm CET/3 pm UK time with a webinar on the "Practical guidance for nurses caring for COVID-19 patients in the PICU". 

The aim of the session was to address key concerns of PICU nurses in managing COVID-19 +ve ventilated patients on the PICU and to provide PICU nurses with the latest evidence on the nursing care of COVID-19 ventilated patients.

The webinar included presentations by Dr. Lyvonne Tume, RN PhD Associate Professor in Child Health (PICU Nursing) University of Salford, Manchester UK and Nurse Scientist, PICU Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Liverpool and Dr. Agnes van den Hoogen, RN PhD Postdoctoral researcher and academic lecturer in Clinical Health Science, NICU Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands, on behalf of the ESPNIC Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing and Nurse Science sections. The webinar was moderated by Dr. Orsola Gawronski, PhD, ESPNIC Nursing President.

A record of the webinar can be found here.

The presentation shown during the webinar can be accessed here.

The practical guidelines quoted that are translated in several languages can be found here.