Coronavirus CME

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    COVID-19 CME Courses from Pri-Med®

    As a healthcare professional, it is critical that you have access to free, timely, and reliable information during the COVID-19 pandemic. To support clinicians on the front lines of care, Pri-Med has created a collection of COVID-19 educational resources with new courses added each week.

    Earn credits today with COVID-19 CME Resources:

    • COVID-19 Weekly CME Live Web Series
    • COVID-19 CME Podcasts
    • Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: Varies by Course
    • CME credits awarded by: pmiCME, the accredited division of Pri-Med®
    • Format: Online Live Streamed and On-Demand Courses
    • Material last updated: New Courses Added Weekly
    • Expiration of CME credit: Varies by Course
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    Treating Oncology Patients During COVID-19

    Activity Description / Statement of Need: The COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented changes in health care delivery worldwide, affecting the way that nearly every medical specialty can safely practice. As with other fields of medicine, oncology has its own challenges in navigating the pandemic. Based on pre-pandemic estimates, 1.8 million new cancer diagnoses would be expected in 2020, equating to approximately 5,000 new cancer diagnoses per day. Evidence thus far suggests that COVID-19 is associated with significantly more complications and a higher risk of death in patients with cancer or with a history of cancer. Furthermore, patients with cancer have also been shown to have a higher COVID-19 infection rate than the general population, suggesting increased susceptibility, potentially due to immunosuppression, comorbidities, or poor health status related to cancer or its treatment. Based on these data, oncology specialists are said to be fighting “a war on two fronts” by balancing the risks of COVID-19 transmission and acquisition with the risks of delayed cancer diagnosis and treatment. This represents an unmet need among oncology practitioners as they navigate this new health care landscape.

    Target Audience:

    Healthcare professionals, including medical oncologists; radiation oncologists; surgical oncologists; surgeons; radiologists; nuclear medicine specialists; nurse practitioners and physician assistants who practice in oncology; and other healthcare providers who manage cancer.

    By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

    • Recall the symptoms of COVID-19 infection and best practices for screening patients, health care providers, and staff in the oncology setting.
    • Develop a plan to provide oncology care in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Describe the risks of delaying cancer diagnosis and treatment against the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: .75
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: 09/22/2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: 09/22/2022
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    CME: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) preparedness, facts, and management

    In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has prepared several related informational materials. This activity consists of information that the CDC believes would be immediately useful to healthcare professionals.

    Target Audience: Healthcare professionals who may encounter patients exposed to the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) or patients with confirmed or at risk of developing infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.50
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: 3/10/2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: 3/10/2021
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    Oakstone CME Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

    Explore the Latest Best Practices

    From the #1 Best Geriatrics Hospital* in the nation as voted by U.S. News and World Report. This in-depth CME program includes expert presentations on topics like geriatric syndromes, late-life depression, sleep disorders, surgical emergencies, capacity assessment, falls, hospice, and more. In addition to helping you stay current on the latest advancements and newest treatment methodologies, Intensive Update with Board Review Including COVID-19 in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine will help you to:

    • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of novel therapies for older adults
    • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
    • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
    • Evaluate and guide medical interventions to improve patient quality of life
    • Discuss updates in COVID-19 diagnosis, management and treatment

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    *Mount Sinai Hospital was named first in the nation for the care of older adults by U.S. News & World Report. The report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings also named Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West among the top 10 percent of all hospitals surveyed.

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

    • Describe the latest evidence-based geriatric and palliative medicine
    • Recognize the promises and pitfalls of new treatments for older adults
    • Identify major geriatric syndromes and effectively manage these syndromes
    • Identify psychosocial and ethical issues as they pertain to older adults and formulate a treatment approach
    • Prepare for the ABIM geriatric and palliative medicine board exams
    • Assess and guide medical interventions to improve a patient’s quality of life
    • Assess and manage pain and non-pain issues
    • Provide patient and families with the highest level of medical care that is consistent with their goals
    • Recognize coronavirus treatment and management for older adults

    Intended Audience

    This activity is designed for clinicians and those who are taking the geriatric medicine and/or hospice and palliative medicine certification(s) or recertification in geriatric medicine. Additionally, this activity is for those physicians and other healthcare professionals who want to update their clinical knowledge in geriatric and palliative medicine.

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    • Cost: $1195
    • Credit hours: 94
    • CME credits awarded by: Oakstone Publishing, LLC.
    • Format: Online, On Demand
    • Material last updated: November 30, 2020
    • Expiration of CME credit: November 30, 2023
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    The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

    Widespread outbreaks of novel (new) coronavirus infection have occurred in each of the past two decades, and the current outbreak poses the third threat of a severe novel coronavirus epidemic on a global scale. In response to a 13-fold increase in the number of reported cases within the span of two weeks and active cases in more than 100 countries, the WHO reached a decision that the COVID-19 outbreak should be characterized as a pandemic.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 2
    • CME credits awarded by: NetCE
    • Format: On-Demand Online
  • Mayo Clinic Talks COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 1: How to Respond and What the Numbers Really Mean

    Upon completion of this Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast episode, learners should be able to:

    • Recall how to respond when a patient presents with febrile respiratory illness
    • Summarize the significance of epidemiologic statistics in understanding the severity of the 2019-nCoV outbreak
    • Recall similarities and differences between Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and 2019-nCoV
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    • Cost: $25
    • Credit hours: 0.25
    • CME credits awarded by: Mayo Clinic
    • Format: Podcast
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    COVID-19 Nursing CE Course

    Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 (or COVID-19) is all over the news. But what do we really know? The purpose of this activity is to provide nurses with the best and most up to date science currently available regarding the pathophysiology, symptomatology, and management of COVID-19 as of mid-March 2020.

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the basic pathophysiology of COVID-19, as well as risk factors, signs, and symptoms.
    • Describe the current diagnostic process for COVID-19.
    • Review the acute management and isolation precautions currently being recommended for those with known or suspected COVID-19.
    • Discuss the top ten ways in which nurses can help their communities cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Recognize the daily strategies nurses can use to boost their own immunity in light of this most recent pandemic.
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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: NursingCE
    • Format: On-Demand Online
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    COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

    Join us in a follow up to last week’s webcast – COVID-19: Keeping Up with a Moving Target and the first of our new coronavirus educational activities as part of DKBmed’s Radio Hour. Today Dr. Auwaerter provides us with updates on infection rates, therapeutics, and testing. Plus, he answers your questions about topics such as proper protective equipment, use of ibuprofen with COVID-19, and pregnancy.

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    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1.25
    • CME credits awarded by: DKBMed
    • Format: Webcast