Cardiac Complications in COVID-19 Infection

April 29, 2020

Respiratory involvement, presenting as mild flulike illness to potentially lethal acute respiratory distress syndrome or fulminant pneumonia, is the dominant clinical manifestation of COVID-19. However, much like any other respiratory tract infection, preexisting cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CV risk factors enhance vulnerability to COVID-19. Further, COVID-19 can worsen underlying CVD and even precipitate de novo cardiac complications.

Join Dr. Sandra Chaparro as she provides overview of various CV manifestations in patients presenting with COVID-19, and discusses the impact of pre-existing CVD and new onset cardiac complications on clinical outcomes.

Webcast only.  Please register for Zoom link.

Target Audience

BHMG healthcare professionals                  

Learning Objectives

  • Effectively identify patients at risk for cardiac complications with COVID19 and initiate appropriate treatment.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
03/10/2020
Course expires: 
07/31/2020
Event starts: 
04/29/2020 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
04/29/2020 - 7:00pm
Rating: 
4
Webcast
FL
United States

Sandra Chaparro, M.D.
Medical Director of Advanced Heart Failure
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

Sandra Chaparro, M.D. indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-126978, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit for Nurses. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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