COVID-19 and Immunity

Recent studies have provided insights into the immunological responses to COVID-19. It is crucial that physicians are familiar with the current research and are able to recognize how these immune responses can impact disease severity and patient outcomes. During this course, Dr. Tina C. Sanjar provides current data on immune responses to COVID-19 and how the immunological correlates of the virus have direct implications for treatment strategies.

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the current research and data on immune responses to COVID-19.
  • Recognize how immune responses to COVID-19 can impact disease severity and patient outcomes.
  • Recognize how the current data on immune responses to COVID-19 can have direct implications for treatment strategies.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Lee, J. S., & Shin, E. C. (2020). The type I interferon response in COVID-19: implications for treatment. Nature Reviews Immunology, 20(10), 585-586.
  • Lucas, C., Wong, P., Klein, J., Castro, T. B., Silva, J., Sundaram, M., ... & Takahashi, T. (2020). Longitudinal analyses reveal immunological misfiring in severe COVID-19. Nature, 584(7821), 463-469.
  • Mathew, D., Giles, J. R., Baxter, A. E., Oldridge, D. A., Greenplate, A. R., Wu, J. E., ... & Manne, S. (2020). Deep immune profiling of COVID-19 patients reveals distinct immunotypes with therapeutic implications. Science, 369(6508).
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
Course opens: 
12/01/2020
Course expires: 
11/30/2021

Tina C. Sanjar, M.D., MBA
South Miami Hospital Inpatient Physician
South Miami, Florida

Tina C. Sanjar, M.D., MBA, conference director and faculty of this educational activityhas no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and has indicated that the presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*.

*Ineligible companies -- Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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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.

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
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