Nursing COVID-19: Experiences Symptoms and Safety

Topic COVID-19,   Nurse experience, Public Safety
Nursing COVID-19: Experiences  Symptoms and Safety
Participants: Vanessa  Valenzuela, BSN

Broadcast Air Date:  05/15/2020
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

Discussion Topics:

  • What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
  • -How are nurses adapting to the urgency of care-taking for COVID-19 patients?
  • When did nurses become aware that  COVID-19 was uniquely different from other cases such as flu virus?
  • What is the  relationship between the need to flatten the  curve of COVID-19 transmission and the limits of the medical infrastructure’s capacity to care for patients?
  • Why are some nurses  having to buy their own medical protective supplies?
  • Did nurses think of themselves as first-responders before COVID-19?
  • Why did most people this COVID-19  was less severe than the  common flu?
  • The medical  field is still learning more ab out the effects of  COVID-19.
  • HOW is the general public learning to escalate its  preventative care-taking?
  • Is COVID-19 going to pass during the summer?
  • How do Nurses  respond to the different sources of misinformation?
  • How do  Nurses take care of themselves?
  • How do Nurses take care not to expose their respective  families and  loved ones to COVID-19?
  • What does “normal” look like during this COVID-19 period?
  • Why do some people believe that COVID-19 is not real?

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