Podcast Topic: Treatment Options: Evaluating Evidence for Emerging Agents
Laila Woc-Colburn, MD, DTM&H, FIDSA
Division of Infectious Diseases
Emory University School of Medicine
COVID-19 FRONTLINE podcasts provide a comprehensive and up-to-date perspective on the ever-changing management and prevention of COVID-19. Each podcast focuses on different issues facing clinicians, such as managing patients with COVID-19, addressing the care of special populations during the pandemic, and other important topics.
The innovative continuing education and tools developed for FRONTLINE will be publicly available for the entire healthcare community to use. Participants will come from a variety of specialties, including infectious disease specialists, pulmonary medicine specialists, emergency room practitioners, advanced practitioners, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to help support them in their effort to optimize care of patients with COVID-19.
On completing this program, attendees should be able to:
- Identify clinical predictors of disease severity and discuss the pathophysiology of COVID-19
- Evaluate clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of emerging therapies and vaccines for the management of COVID-19
- Apply current treatment guidelines, clinical trial data, and patient-specific factors to the management of patients with COVID-19
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This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online podcast activity for a maximum of 0.15 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online podcast activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in treating patients with COVID-19.
Credits: 0.15 ANCC Contact Hour
CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 0.15 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Woc-Colburn has nothing to disclose.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online podcast activity.
- Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file upon completion.
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