Assessing a Patient With Long COVID-19

Released On
April 10, 2021

Expires On
April 10, 2022

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
30 minutes

Specialty
Acute Care, Cardiology, Case Management, Critical Care, Education, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Primary Care, Pulmonology

Topic(s)
Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Vaccination, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Rehabilitation, Respiratory

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This activity is provided by The France Foundation.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team involved in the care of patients with and recovering from COVID-19.

Program Overview

This activity will cover the assessment of patients with symptoms of long-COVID.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe COVID-19 induced acute lung injury and ARDS
  • Discuss the potential progression of COVID-19 effects on the lungs
  • Discuss emerging clinical information regarding COVID-19 and chronic lung disease such as ILD
  • Review long-term management strategies for these patients

Faculty

FACULTY_NAME
 

Jennifer Possick, MD

Medical Director for Winchester Chest Clinic
Yale University School of Medicine

Accreditation Statement

The France Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physicians

The France Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The France Foundation (TFF) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TFF resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all its educational programs. Furthermore, TFF seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. TFF is committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.

Activity Staff Disclosures
Patrick Harty, PhD, has disclosed that his spouse is employed by Pfizer, Inc, and they hold stock in Pfizer, Inc. All other planners, reviewers, editors, staff, CME committee, or other members at The France Foundation who control content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty DisclosuresContent Creators
The faculty listed below report that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose:

  • Dr. Jennifer Possick

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form.

Certificates will be emailed to the participant.

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The France Foundation (TFF) requires CME faculty (speakers) to disclose when products or procedures being discussed are off label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational, and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary, or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty in this activity may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of US Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. TFF does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. If you have questions, contact the Medical Affairs Department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

Disclaimer

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Contact Information

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