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Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.0 Contact Hour.

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This activity has been developed and funded by Contagion® and Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

COVID-19 for Clinicians: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 for Clinicians: What You Need to Know


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Live Webcast: 6pm EDT

Overview

With more than 200,000 confirmed cases across the globe, novel coronavirus leading to COVID-19 infection is a rapidly evolving public health threat. News is breaking by the hour, the outbreak has reached pandemic levels, the public is in a panic, and clinicians who treat infectious disease are looking to disseminate factual information to help in the diagnosis, management, and potential treatment of COVID-19.

This 1-hour webinar will serve to better equip clinicians who encounter patients with COVID-19 by:

  • Analyzing the changing epidemiology of novel coronavirus
  • Presenting latest data on transmission and best practices to interrupt it
  • Reviewing investigational treatments in the pipeline and repurposing of existing medications

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity has been developed and funded by Contagion® and Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed towards primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, epidemiologists, infection preventionists, and other health care professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the changing epidemiology of novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) leading to COVID-19 infection
  • Identify the modes and dynamics of transmission and best methods to protect against it
  • Appraise investigational and repurposed therapeutic agents in development for treating COVID-19 infection

Faculty

Jason C. Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDP, FIDSA, BCPS
Jason C. Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDP, FIDSA, BCPS
Contagion® Editor-in-Chief, Clinical Professor
Temple University
 
Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Tufts Medical Center
Stanley Deresinski, MD
Stanley Deresinski, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Stanford University
 
 
Carlos del Rio, MD
Carlos del Rio, MD
Director, Clinical Sciences and International Research
Emory Center for AIDS Research
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