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Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Long COVID

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Expert discussion of long COVID definitions, diagnosis, epidemiology, risk factors, treatment options, and clinical guidance statements.

Nurses: 0.75 Nursing contact hour

Pharmacists: 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEUs)

Physicians: Maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Released: January 10, 2023

Expiration: January 09, 2024

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Faculty

Alba Azola

Alba Azola

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins
Co-Director
Johns Hopkins Post Acute COVID Team Clinic
Baltimore, Maryland

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

Professor and Distinguished Chair
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director, UT Health COVID-19 Recovery Clinic
Department of Rehab Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC.

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Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, and other healthcare professionals who provide care for patients with or at risk of COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

  • Appropriately advise patients and colleagues regarding evolving best practices in clinical care for COVID-19
  • Identify new advances in COVID-19 therapeutics and vaccines that warrant prompt integration into patient care
  • Integrate novel, evidence-based strategies for COVID-19 treatment and prevention into clinical practice

Disclosure

Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Faculty Disclosure

Primary Author

Alba Azola,

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins
Co-Director
Johns Hopkins Post Acute COVID Team Clinic
Baltimore, Maryland

Alba Azola, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez,

Professor and Distinguished Chair
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director, UT Health COVID-19 Recovery Clinic
Department of Rehab Medicine
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: AbbVie, Ipsen, Medtronic, Merz, Piramal; researcher: Ipsen.

Planner/Manager Text

The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Credit Designation

CCO 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.

Nursing Continuing Education

Credit Designation

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.75 contact hours

Continuing Pharmacy Education

Credit Designation

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Universal Activity Number - JA4008176-0000-23-025-H01-P

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the post-test with a score of 100% and the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Additional Information

Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.75 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from January 10, 2023, through January 09, 2024:

1. Register online at http://www.clinicaloptions.com.
2. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty disclosures.
3. Study the educational activity online or printed out.
4. Submit answers to the posttest questions and evaluation questions online.

You must receive a test score of at least 100% and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the posttest confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "CME/CE Manager" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.

Program Medium

This program has been made available online.

 

Goal


The goal of this activity is to enable healthcare professionals to promptly update their clinical management strategies to reflect the latest insights by providing expert filtering and interpretation of the burgeoning scientific literature on COVID-19.