COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 in the Primary Care Setting
This online course will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to assist all healthcare workers about COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 infection. The activity will also cover the presentation of the disease, workup, and supportive care, in addition to awareness and precautions necessary to avoid the contraction and spread of infection.
Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, dietitians and respiratory therapists (direct delivery).
- Determine if a person presenting at a clinical setting has signs and symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
- Recognize and evaluate the complications associated with Long-COVID, MIS-C and MIS-A.
- Describe the treatment and assessment for risk and manifestations of severe disease and apply timely and appropriate upscaling of care.
- Recognize current vaccines available for SARS-CoV-2.
- Describe the impact of variants on the current vaccines and treatments.
Aileen M. Marty, M.D., FCAP
Distinguished University Professor, Infectious Diseases and Outbreak Response
Laboratory Director and Clinical Consultant for the Florida International University Health Auxiliary, High Complexity CLIA Laboratory for COVID-19
Director, Florida International University Health Travel Medicine Program and Vaccine Clinic Commander, Emergency Response Team Development
Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Aileen M. Marty, M.D., faculty for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that her presentation or discussion will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Agueda Hernandez, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, disclosed that she is a stockholder in Merck.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual has been mitigated.
Non-faculty contributors 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.
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.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
- 1.50 Florida Board of Dietitians
- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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