SARS-CoV2 and COVID-19: Viral Mechanisms, Disease Pathogenesis, Therapy, and Cardiovascular Complications

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Step Status
Starts On: 7/1/2020: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 7/31/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1

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Joel D. Schilling, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Immunology/Pathology
Financial Relationships:
Research Support/Grants: American Diabetes Association, Inc./ADA and Missouri Chapter of the American College of Cardiology/MOACC

Kory Lavine, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Financial Relationships
Research Support/Grants: Amgen Inc.
Consulting/Advisory Committees: Medtronic Inc.

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Stroke Center Clinical Conference, April 8, 2020.

Planning Committee

Andrew M. Kates, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Financial Relationships
Speakers Bureau/Honoraia: American College of Cardiology/ACC or ACCF

Molly Rater, MSN, FNP
Nurse Practitioner
Financial Relationships
Consulting/Advisory Committees: Pfizer Inc

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Describe mechanisms of SARS-CoV2 infection
  • Discuss COVID-19 spectrum of disease and clinical syndrome
  • Discuss risk factors for severe infection and mortality of COVID-19
  • Identify cardiac manifestations of COVID-19
  • Discuss timing, prevalence, and prognosis of cardiovascular complications in COVID-19
  • Discuss management approaches to patients with cardiovascular complications of COVID-19
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:
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.
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

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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