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.

Target Audience

Family physicians, general internists, hospitalists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, dietitians and respiratory therapists (direct delivery).

Learning Objectives

  • 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.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Rajnik, M., Cascella, M., Cuomo, A., Dulebohn, S. C., & Di Napoli, R. (2021). Features, Evaluation, and Treatment of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences.
  • Belay, E. D., Abrams, J., Oster, M. E., Giovanni, J., Pierce, T., Meng, L., ... & Godfred-Cato, S. (2021). Trends in geographic and temporal distribution of US children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome during the COVID-19 pandemic. JAMA pediatrics.
  • Struyf, T., Deeks, J. J., Dinnes, J., Takwoingi, Y., Davenport, C., Leeflang, M. M., ... & COVID, C. (2020). Signs and symptoms to determine if a patient presenting in primary care or hospital outpatient settings has COVID‐19 disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (7).
  • Lopez-Leon, S., Wegman-Ostrosky, T., Perelman, C., Sepulveda, R., Rebolledo, P. A., Cuapio, A., & Villapol, S. (2021). More than 50 Long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Available at SSRN 3769978.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 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
Course opens: 
07/28/2021
Course expires: 
07/27/2022

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
Miami, Florida 

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.

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 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 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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