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Pandemic Perspectives: Emerging Insights on Outpatient Management of Acute COVID-19 and Long COVID in Europe

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In this video module, learn the importance of early antiviral therapy for high-risk patients to prevent severe disease and potentially long-term sequelae. Review evolving data regarding long COVID, including the epidemiology, common symptoms, and possible prevention and management strategies.

Physicians: Maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Released: January 11, 2023

Expiration: January 10, 2024

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Faculty

Jens D. Lundgren

Jens D. Lundgren, MD, DMSc

Professor
Rigshospital, University of Copenhagen
Director
Centre of Excellence for Health, Immunity and Infection (CHIP)
Rigshospital, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Barbara Rath

Barbara Rath, MD, PhD, HDR

Research Director (HDR)
UMR Chrono-Environnement
Université Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Besançon, France
Co-founder & Chair
Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative
New Orleans, Louisiana

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Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC.

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Supporters

Supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

Pfizer, Inc.

Target Audience

This program is intended for physicians, and other HCPs throughout Europe involved in the management of non-hospitalized patients with current or previous COVID-19, including both specialists and primary care providers. This identified target audience will benefit from this education by gaining the knowledge and strategies necessary to individualize outpatient management of acute and long COVID.

Program Learning Goal

To improve the ability of healthcare professionals (HCPs) within Europe to optimize outpatient treatment of COVID-19 and to expand their knowledge of the epidemiology, presentation, and emerging data regarding prevention and management of long COVID.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize best practices for outpatient treatment of acute COVID-19, including optimal early use of SARS-CoV-2 antivirals
  • Identify potential long COVID among patients presenting with variable symptoms and effectively counsel patients about the expected disease course
  • Formulate strategies based on emerging data regarding prevention and management of long COVID

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 all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated 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 an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

Faculty Disclosure

Primary Author

Jens D. Lundgren, MD, DMSc

Professor
Rigshospital, University of Copenhagen
Director
Centre of Excellence for Health, Immunity and Infection (CHIP)
Rigshospital, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark

Jens D. Lundgren, MD, DMSc, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Barbara Rath, MD, PhD, HDR

Research Director (HDR)
UMR Chrono-Environnement
Université Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (UBFC)
Besançon, France
Co-founder & Chair
Vienna Vaccine Safety Initiative
New Orleans, Louisiana

Barbara Rath, MD, PhD, HDR, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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.

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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.

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 11, 2023, through January 10, 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.