Data-driven approaches to the COVID pandemic and Convalescent plasma transfusion for COVID-19

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Posttest
Evaluation
Starts On: 7/1/2020: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 7/31/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1
Description:
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Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Stroke Center Clinical Conference, April 16, 2020.

Faculty

Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA
Director, Center for Population Health Informatics (CPHI)
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Public Health, Brown School

Jeffrey P. Henderson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine and Molecular Microbiology

Planning Committee


Thomas M De Fer, MD
Professor of Medicine
Disclosures
Financial Relationships
Consulting/Advisory: National Board of Medical Examiners
Melvin S. Blanchard, MD
Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Medicine
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose
Sharon Mayen
Internal Medicine - Coordinator
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose
Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Describe the importance of characterizing the geospatial distribution of cases to better understand a pandemic.
  • Explain potential disparities in COVID+ patient outcomes by demographics and comorbidity status.
  • Explain the rationale for the use of convalescent plasma in the treatment of COVID-19.
  • List requirements for donation of convalescent plasma after COVID-19.
  • Identify appropriate patients with COVID-19 to receive treatment with convalescent plasma
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for primary care physicians, Pediatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter covid-19 patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: July 1, 2020
Expiration Date: July 31, 2020
Accreditation Information:
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In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis 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.

Credit Awarded for this Activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hours.
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Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
Category: Infectious Diseases, Nurse


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