Coronaviruses

Emerging respiratory viruses require enhanced surveillance and outbreak investigations for emerging pathogens. This course will explain how respiratory viruses – including COVID-19 – emerge and why they are a global threat to human health. Prof. Dr. Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP, provides learners with the latest information on coronavirus transmission and risk reduction strategies.

NOTICE: Please note that novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV) is now referred to as COVID-19.

Target Audience

Primary Care Physicians, Emergency Department Physicians, Hospitalists, Pediatricians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Infectious Disease Physicians, Geriatric Medicine, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Clinical Chaplains, Clinical Laboratory Personnel (Microbiology), Occupational Therapists, Respiratory Therapists, and Pharmacists.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how respiratory viruses – including COVID-19 – emerge and why they are a global threat to human health.
  • Address risk communication concerns for emerging respiratory viruses.
  • Identify the barriers for effective uptake of health advice.
  • Implement interventions for operationalizing risk communication during an outbreak or event.
Additional information
Bibliography: 

Fehr, A. R., & Perlman, S. (2015). Coronaviruses: an overview of their replication and pathogenesis. In Coronaviruses (pp. 1-23). Humana Press, New York, NY.

Shu, Y., McCauley, J. (2017)  GISAID: Global initiative on sharing all influenza data – from vision to reality. EuroSurveillance, 22(13).

Global Surveillance for human infection with novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). (2020, January 20). Retrieved from https://www.who.int/publications-detail/global-surveillance-for-human-infection-with-novel-coronavirus-(2019-ncov).

Resources: 

Coronavirus. (2020). Retrieved from https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public. (2020). Retrieved from https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public.

Carevenience ― Five Options for Care

Finding high-quality healthcare when and where it’s needed shouldn’t be inconvenient for patients. Baptist Health offers five simple options to easily get world-class healthcare: Primary Care, Baptist Health Care On Demand, Urgent Care, Urgent Care Express and Emergency Care.

From a case of the sniffles to emergency care and everything in between, Baptist Health offers a tool that serves as a guide on where to receive the right care, in the right place, at the right time. At BaptistHealth.net/Carevenience patients can select from a list of ailments, enter their zip code and quickly get a list of care options.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
01/30/2020
Course expires: 
01/31/2023

Prof. Dr. Aileen M. Marty M.D., FCAP

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

Dr. Marty 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.

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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and the Florida Council of Physician Assistants. CE Broker #20-686117.

Approved for a total of 1 contact hour by the Florida State Boards of Nursing, Pharmacy, Clinical Laboratory Personnel (Category: Microbiology), Occupational Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy. CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

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