COVID-19 Pandemic Review

COVID-19 Pandemic Seminar CME / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 1 (CVD19P1-A) Topics Include:  Laboratory Tests in Suspected COVID-19 Patients, PPE, Olfactory Loss, Investigating Antivirals, Social Isolation and the Elderly, and more.

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Short Course:
CVD19P1A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Identify signs and symptoms of COVID-19; Order and interpret laboratory tests in patients with suspected COVID-19; Recognize comorbidities that increase the risk for acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients with COVID-19; Elaborate on the use of antiviral drugs in patients with COVID-19; Prevent transmission of COVID-19 in the health care environment.

Coronavirus/Whole Blood as a Resuscitation Strategy

Elaborate on the biology of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus; Recognize clinical features of infection with SARS-CoV-2; Follow recommendations for personal protective equipment when caring for patients with coronavirus disease 2019; Cite currently available data on use of whole blood for transfusion in trauma patients; Consider the safety profile of whole blood when developing protocols for trauma-related resuscitation.

Anosmia/Tracheostomy

Identify types and causes of olfactory disorders; Perform clinical evaluation of patients with olfactory disorders; Evaluate patients with postviral olfactory loss associated with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19); Develop treatment strategies for patients with olfactory disorders; Implement quality improvement measures to optimize care of pediatric patients with tracheostomies

COVID-19 Updates

Recognize common and uncommon manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019; Interpret laboratory findings in a patient with suspected coronavirus disease 2019; Summarize findings of recent and ongoing randomized, controlled trials investigating antivirals and other agents for treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 Trace the origins and spread of the epidemic of coronavirus disease 2019; Counsel a patient who asks about the efficacy of masks for prevention of coronavirus disease 2019.

Geriatric Patients and COVID-19

Identify challenges in effective advance care planning; Facilitate completion of advance care planning in elderly patients; Recognize signs of loneliness and social isolation in older patients; Employ measures to ameliorate loneliness and social isolation in elderly patients; Adapt performance to optimize the value of telemedicine visits for older adults.

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