Coronaviruses

CME ALERT!!!
An updated Coronavirus course was released on Friday, March 20.

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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 history on pathogen emergence and risk reduction strategies.

NOTICE: Please note that novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV) is now referred to as COVID-19. This course was recorded January 2020. Course resource section has been updated as of March 12, 2020 CDC publications. 

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 CARE19.  Downloadable Poster

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).

 

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.

Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings. (2020). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/infection-control/control-recommendations.html.

Evaluating and Reporting Persons Under Investigation (PUI). (2020). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/clinical-criteria.html.

Sequence for Putting On Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). (2020). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/hai/pdfs/ppe/ppe-sequence.pdf.

Florida Department of Health Provider Algorithm Triage Guidelines. (2020). Retrieved from http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/_documents/ncov-provider-algorithm-2020-02-03.pdf.

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 CARE19.   Downloadable Poster

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
01/30/2020
Course expires: 
04/30/2020

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 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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CME ALERT!!! An updated Coronavirus Course will be released by Friday, March 20.

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