COVID-19: A Nurse’s Efforts to Protect the Community’s Health
March 31st, 2020
Mohammed has been on the frontlines of patient safety since the coronavirus outbreak and leads a team of over 60 persons who provide home care medical services across Toronto.
His community center also faces a shortage of face masks and other protective gear, making it challenging for them to protect their health and the safety of patients.
“It’s a really difficult situation since the whole country is on back-order for medical supplies.”
“I have been shipping it out to whoever I can. I’m really trying to utilize my resources and [during this global pandemic] help in any way that I can.”
The biggest misconception Mohammed wants to break-through is that there is more to the nursing profession than just providing bedside care, “you can be a nurse manager, you can advocate, you can be in leadership positions in public health and more.