In-person learning is gradually opening up as the COVID-19 vaccine is distributed. In most states, healthcare workers, including those in emergency medical services, are first in line to get their vaccinations. School nurses, nursing educators, and EMS personnel are often certified CPR instructors on top of their other job duties. As such, they are ...
Even as the end of remote learning and remote work slowly comes into view, we can take many lessons from the year that was 2020. Here is hoping we can adopt what we have learned regarding remote classrooms and virtual learning, and use them to our advantage going forward.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $14 billion to post-secondary institutions to use with the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) portion. Schools can use these funds for distance learning equipment, financial aid to students, and other supplies and equipment that support their curricula.
Pocket Nurse® recently sent out a survey asking healthcare educators to share the challenges they are facing as they transition to online education. Many educators responded that they are struggling to engage their students and build camaraderie among their class.