Utilizing Nontraditional Healthcare Delivery Practices: Alternative Care Sites During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: Connie Kwong | Susan Chapman, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN | Laura Wagner, PhD, RN, FAAN

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Staffing, Workforce Supply

Research Center: UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care

July 1, 2021

Several states and cities established alternate care sites in locations such as convention centers and dormitories, to provide sub-acute care for people with SARS-Cov2 infection.

This policy brief examines the roles of these sites, their staffing mix, their recruitment and deployment strategies, and their training approaches.

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