Keeping up with current COVID-19 evidence and recommendations is critical to providing optimal care of patients. Culling the latest research, Dr. Fitzgerald provides guidance regarding this evolving situation. Learn about:
· Current testing recommendations for return to work.
· New Information regarding clinical presentation of the person with COVID-19.
· Evidence to support face coverings
About the Speaker
Dr. Margaret A. Fitzgerald is an experienced clinician, successful entrepreneur, award-winning author, and renowned speaker. She is Founder of Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, a leading national provider of NP certification preparation and continuing education. In her educator role, Dr. Fitzgerald has contributed to the advancement of the nursing profession and practice through hundreds of publications, and thousands of presentations.
A sought-after national speaker, Dr. Fitzgerald is a renowned clinician, recognized for her pharmacology and infectious disease expertise. She is a presenter and author of numerous infectious disease topics, including HIV, viral hepatitis, measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, varicella, chikungunya, dengue fever, and others. Dr. Fitzgerald practices at a federally qualified health center in Lawrence, MA, where for more than 3 decades she has been privileged to provide multi-generation family, primary and urgent care.
For more than 14 years, she has served on the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at AllWays Health Partners, one of the largest HMOs in New England. The best-selling textbook for NP Certification Examination and Practice that Dr. Fitzgerald authored won the prestigious AJN Book of the Year award. A tenacious advocate, and dedicated mentor, to many well-known NP speakers and leaders, her achievements have earned Dr. Fitzgerald many honors. She is Adjunct Associate Professor at Frances Payne Bolton (FPB) School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio.