Supporting Chamberlain Alumni
We want to take this opportunity to not only thank you for putting the needs of others first, but also to let you know that we are here for you—as you will always be part of our Chamberlain family. Below are some free resources available to you.
We also invite you to visit our #careforcaregivers website, dedicated to showing support to healthcare workers. There, you will find additional savings and resources that might be helpful to you.
Emotional & Peer Support
Facebook group created to provide support to healthcare workers during this time.
Register now* to start Chamberlain’s Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program for the May 2020 session and receive additional tuition savings. The Pioneer Grant provides eligible students with a 30% savings in tuition pricing, up to $6,930, on MPH coursework at Chamberlain University for the duration of their enrollment.
*The grant availability for new students will be evaluated each session.
Online Course, Webinars & Live Sessions
The use of contact tracing is one of the oldest public health tactics used to decrease the transmission of infectious disease and now with COVID-19, it’s needed more than ever. That’s why Chamberlain University is offering a Contact Tracing Course where you will learn key procedures in privacy, interviewing, testing procedures, and much more. To help meet the growing demand for prepared contact tracing professionals, the $99 course will be complimentary for those who enroll before December 31, 2020.
Developed by Chamberlain University’s public health faculty, the Contact Tracing Course is available starting July 13, 2020, for all those that have a passion for people and public health, from any institution. As one of the nation’s largest nursing schools, Chamberlain is dedicated to supporting those serving on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
About the Contact Tracing Course
Complete this is 100% self-guided online course in a little as 4-6 hours
The course consists of 4 modules with a final exam that you pass with an 80% or higher (re-testing available)
Those who pass earn a non-credit certificate of completion and Nurses can earn CNEs!*
What you will learn:
The basics of COVID-19 and contact tracing
Interview skills to maintain patient confidentiality and privacy
Crisis counseling, referrals to medical, social or supervisory resources
Medical terms and principles of exposure, infection, infectious period, disease symptoms and asymptomatic infection
Who it’s for:
Anyone with a passion for public health and learning basic medical terms
Those with excellent interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity
Must be able to maintain confidentiality
Enroll in this $99 course free today with coupon code: CTFREE
Are you a registered nurse? Click here to enroll.
Not a nurse but have an interest in healthcare? Click here to enroll.
*Chamberlain University is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. In order to successfully complete this course, participants must complete all learning activities in all modules of the course, achieve an 80% or higher on each module knowledge check and the final exam, and complete the post-course survey. Participants will earn 5.5 nursing continuing professional development contact hours.
This is a special module focused on managing through the COVID-19 crisis. The course delivers 2.75 ANCC/ACCME credits and is available using the following information for enrollment:
Go to: https://4medapproved.litmos.com/self-signup/
Enter information in the form and code: CHAMBERLAIN1A in the code box to begin.
Wendy Whitmore, MBA, chief learning officer at 4MedPlus, and Kellie Meyer, MA, a counselor for emergency responders, addressed issues of mental overload in the workplace and provided tips for managing stress during this time. Listen to the recording.
Our Care for Caregivers live discussion series is designed to help healthcare professionals combat trauma and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Three of the discussions are now available on LinkedIn and Facebook:
• Ranil Herath, MBA, VP of global corporate partnership and business development, talks about mindfulness and leads a meditation practice.
• Gilbert Singletary, PhD, JD, MBA, MSW, LCSW, senior director, College of Health Professions, shares trauma signs and symptoms, as well as protective factors healthcare professionals can use to address them.
• Janina (JC) Johnson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, director, academic programs, shares tools that nurses need to prepare for crisis care and manage resulting trauma.
Savings for Healthcare Workers
Starbucks is offering a free tall iced tea or iced coffee to front line responders at participating locations.
Get 20% off your entire check if you’re a medical, law enforcement, military and firefighter professional. Just mention the offer when you call in your order to IHOP. Then, show your Official ID when you pick up your order.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides updated information and resources as it becomes available.
Find the latest updates, answers to your COVID-19 questions and much more.
Get the latest research information from NIH.