Facebook Live event to explore nasopharyngeal swab technique

Hospital administrators and frontline providers are invited to attend a nasopharyngeal swab technique Facebook Live Event, to be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

The event will be hosted by UNMC iEXCEL and the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

The event will feature a swabbing technique video, a live swabbing demonstration and a discussion panel/Q&A session.

Participants will learn the correct techniques for safely and accurately obtaining a nasopharyngeal swab.

The event will feature otolaryngology faculty, including:

  • Christie Barnes, M.D., residency program director;
  • Jayme Dowdall, M.D., director of research; and
  • Samuel Pate, M.D., department vice chair.

Visit Facebook for more information and to view the event.

To ensure the event meets training needs, participants are asked to fill out a pre-event survey.