Coronavirus Update

This course will provide an update on the current state of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States and clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection for patients with suspected SARS-CoV2 producing COVID19. Prof. Dr. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP, provides learners with answers to frequently asked questions of front-line healthcare providers and guidance on this evolving pandemic.  

Baptist Health Care On Demand:  Our online caregivers are also prepared to follow the appropriate CDC protocols and most recent processes in place for COVID-19. Baptist Health Care On Demand providers, available 24/7, can answer patients’ questions, evaluate risk and provide support to relieve symptoms. For a limited time, online urgent care visits are available to the community at no charge. Use Code CARE19Downloadable Poster

NOTICE: This course content was recorded on March 17, 2020. For the recent version of the CDC  Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed 2019 Novel Corona Virus (2019 nCov) or Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCov in Healthcare Settings click here

Target Audience

Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network, Primary Care Physicians, Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Pediatricians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Laboratory Personnel (Microbiology), Respiratory Therapists (Direct Delivery), Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and Physician Assistants.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of this course, participants should be better able to prepare to safely provide care to patients with coronavirus, and persons under investigation for the virus, utilizing appropriate infection control practices and safe use of personal protective equipment.  
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Wu, Z., & McGoogan, J. M. (2020). Characteristics of and important lessons from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in China: summary of a report of 72 314 cases from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Jama.
  • Yao, X., Ye, F., Zhang, M., Cui, C., Huang, B., Niu, P., ... & Zhan, S. (2020). In Vitro Antiviral Activity and Projection of Optimized Dosing Design of Hydroxychloroquine for the Treatment of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Clinical Infectious Diseases.
  • van Doremalen, N., Bushmaker, T., Morris, D., Holbrook, M., Gamble, A., Williamson, B., ... & Lloyd-Smith, J. (2020). Aerosol and surface stability of HCoV-19 (SARS-CoV-2) compared to SARS-CoV-1. medRxiv.
  • Huang, C., Wang, Y., Li, X., Ren, L., Zhao, J., Hu, Y., ... & Cheng, Z. (2020). Clinical features of patients infected with 2019 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China. The Lancet, 395(10223), 497-506.
  • Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed 2019 Novel Corona Virus (2019 nCov) or Patients Under Investigation for 2019-nCov in Healthcare Settings
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
03/19/2020
Course expires: 
04/28/2020

Prof. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FACP 
Director, FIU Health Travel Medicine Program 
Vaccine Clinical Commander, Emergency Response Team Development 
Professor, Infectious Diseases, Department of Humanities, Health and Society 
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami, Florida 
Voting Member, Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (PACCARB)
Voting Member, Board of the International Federation for Tropical Medicine 

Prof. Aileen Marty, M.D., FACP, has 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.

The narrator and non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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