Cardiovascular Implications of COVID-19: A Moving Target
This presentation will examine the growing evidence that patients with cardiac risk factors and established cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to developing severe COVID-19.
This online course was planned as a virtual alternative to the Primary Care Focus Symposium rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and respiratory therapists (direct delivery).
- Recognize how patients with cardiac risk factors and established cardiovascular disease are more vulnerable to developing severe COVID-19.
- Describe the accumulated evidence that suggests cardiovascular involvement is common, particularly in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 disease.
- Identify the current treatment options for the cardiovascular complications of COVID-19.
Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Chief Population Health Officer
Baptist Health Medical Group – Cardiology
Baptist Health Quality Network
Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., has disclosed that he is a member of the speakers bureau for Amarin Pharma and Amgen. Dr. Fialkow has indicated that he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Agueda Hernandez, M.D., conference director, has indicated that she has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and that she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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 enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 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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