Understanding and Addressing the Global Spread of the COVID-19 Infection: A Clinician’s Guide
- CME / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- MOC / ABIM MOC Part 2 Credit
The World Health Organization recently declared COVID-19 (Wuhan Coronavirus) as a global health emergency.
This activity will offer clinicians a practical guide with the latest information on prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of COVID-19. Join experts on the COVID-19 infection to learn strategies to deal with this emerging infection.
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Welcome and Introductions
Current Global Status of the COVID-19 Infection
Preventing Coronavirus Transmission
Recognizing, Diagnosing, and Managing COVID-19 Infection
This activity is intended for North American-based clinicians.
This program is designed to address ACGME and NAM competencies, including delivering patient-centered care and practicing evidence-based medicine.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the current global status of the COVID-19 infection
- Form evidence-based strategies for prevention of COVID-19 transmission
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of COVID-19 infection and perform appropriate diagnostic studies
- Develop plans to manage patients with COVID-19 infection
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For information about the accreditation of this program, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABIM MOC DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through PCME’s ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
MGH Endowed Chair in Emergency Preparedness
Director, Center for Disaster Medicine
Vice Chairman for Emergency Preparedness
Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Director for Emergency Preparedness, MGH and Partners Healthcare
Boston, MA, USA
Dr. Biddinger serves as a Special Advisor to the Massachusetts Medical Society’s Committee on Preparedness and as a Medical Officer for the MA-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT) in the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) in the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
An active researcher in the field of emergency preparedness, Dr. Biddinger has lectured nationally and internationally on topics of preparedness and disaster medicine. He has authored numerous articles and book chapters on multiple topics related to emergency medical services and disaster medicine. He completed his undergraduate study in international relations at Princeton University, attended medical school at Vanderbilt University, and completed residency training in emergency medicine at Harvard.
Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health
University of Toronto
All persons in a position to control the content of a continuing medical education program provided by PCME are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to PCME as well as to learners. All conflicts of interest are identified and resolved by PCME in accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by an external reviewer to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:
Paul D. Biddinger, MD, FACEP: Nothing to disclose
Allison McGeer, MSc, MD, FRCPC: Nothing to disclose
NON-FACULTY CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS
Non-faculty content contributors and/or reviewers reported the following relevant financial relationships that they or their spouse/partner have with commercial interests:
Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH; Blair St. Amand; Ashley Marostica, MSN, RN, CCM: Nothing to disclose
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS AND OBTAINING CME CREDIT/MOC POINTS
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