COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES: Aerosols & COVID-19 - What Home Care Clinicians Need to Know
A training for private duty, home health, hospice and DME companies.
Registration is free, but required. Register today!
About this Event
Despite ongoing controversy about COVID-19 transmission and masks, the science behind how COVID-19 is spread has been evolving rapidly. Dr. Charlene Brown will translate the latest science on COVID-19 transmission via aerosols and what it means for home care agencies with clinician staff and caregivers spending hours in clients’ homes.
Learning Objectives -
At the end of this session, the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the latest evidence about how aerosols & COVID transmission
2. Discuss strategies to reduce the risk of transmission in client homes
Dr. Charlene Brown
Charlene Brown MD, MPH is a public health physician expert who has worked on global pandemics throughout her career. As a Medical Officer at USAID, she advised local teams tackling the HIV pandemic in nearly 20 countries and participated in multiple WHO consultations. Prior to USAID, Dr. Brown served as the Deputy Health Commissioner for Baltimore City and led several antiviral drug safety reviews at the FDA.
Dr. Brown has authored peer-reviewed journal articles and been featured in news outlets discussing COVID-19, including Yahoo Finance, the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, and Vox. She has worked as a clinician in nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, shelters, and more
As an entrepreneur, Dr. Brown founded CNA Simulations VR, building virtual clinical simulations for CNAs, and Caregiver Jobs Now, a platform connecting caregivers to meaningful jobs. Dr. Brown is Board-certified in Preventive Medicine, trained in internal medicine, and licensed to practice in Maryland. She is a graduate of Princeton, Harvard Medical School, and the Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health and sits on the Keswick Community Health Board.