COVID-19 and the Pregnant Patient
Given today’s rapidly changing clinical environment, the treatment of pregnant patients with coronavirus has changed since this course was published. For updated recommendations, please visit the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology at https://www.acog.org/en/Topics/COVID-19.
This course will expire on Sunday, August 30. Watch for details about an updated course.
The obstetrical patient population presents a unique challenge during this pandemic, and professional organizations have rapidly published preliminary documents providing guidelines for the clinical care of pregnant patients with COVID-19. Join us to hear Katia Magalie Apollon, M.D., describe what Baptist Health is experiencing with this patient population, the current scientific literature and the guidelines for testing and management in antepartum, labor and delivery and postpartum care.
All interested healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists and laboratory personnel (microbiology).
- Describe what is known about COVID-19 and the pregnant patient based on reported cases.
- Utilize current guidelines for the management of pregnant patients in antepartum, labor and delivery and postpartum.
- Utilize current guidelines for the management of the pregnant patient who is critically ill with COVID-19.
- Implement universal screening/testing for SARS-CoV-2 in women admitted to labor and delivery.
Katia Magalie Apollon, M.D.
Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Baptist Hospital of Miami
Katia Magalie Apollon, M.D., 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.
Jonathan Fialkow, M.D., moderator, is a member of the speakers bureau with Amgen and Amarin.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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- 1.00 Florida Board of Laboratory Personnel
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
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- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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