COVID-19 Pandemic – How to Address Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Depression

This interview with Dr. Rachel Rohaidy will provide learners with strategies to proactively address mental health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic in primary care practices

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.

Original Release Date: March 30, 2020
Review Date: September 1, 2021

Target Audience

Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Health Quality Network, Primary Care Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Chaplains and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the effects of stress on the immune system and implement strategies to mitigate their effects.  
  • Implement screening tools to recognize the mental health effects of stress and quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  
  • Implement appropriate behavioral and pharmacological interventions in clinical practice. 
Additional information

medical staff resiliency support groups

Medical Staff Resiliency Support Groups

Join Dr. Ana Rivas-Vazquez, PhD, Rev. Guillermo Escalona, M.Div., BCC, and Graciela "Grace" Jimenez, LMFT, for Baptist Health's Medical Staff Resiliency Support Groups on Zoom.

These resiliency groups are designed to help medical staff cope and rebound from the current environment. The groups offer tips and guidance to foster ongoing resilience.

Participation is completely voluntary and confidential.

To join, please email

Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
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Rachel Rohaidy, M.D.
Medical Director, The Recovery Village Miami at Baptist Health
Psychiatrist, Baptist and South Miami Hospitals
Baptist Health Medical Group
Baptist Health South Florida

Rachel Rohaidy, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors, host 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.

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

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.75 General certificate of attendance
Please login or register for a Baptist Health CME account to take this course.

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