Who, What, and When: Managing Hyperimmune Response in Patients Hospitalized for COVID-19 Infection
A Case Consults™ Web Activity
July 15, 2022
July 15, 2023
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.
- 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.
This initiative has been designed to address the educational needs of clinicians involved in the care of patients with COVID-19 in the hospital setting, including those specializing in infectious disease, critical care medicine, emergency medicine, and pulmonology. It may also benefit primary care physicians, hospitalists, and other allied healthcare providers who are interested or involved in the care of patients with COVID-19.
This case-based activity provides an overview of clinical trial data for immunomodulators and current NIH guidelines for management of patients hospitalized with severe COVID, allowing clinicians to keep up with current practice.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Summarize outcomes of clinical trials to treat patients with cytokine storm resulting from COVID-19 infection
- Formulate evidence-based treatment plans for hospitalized patients with COVID-19
Gretchen Sacha, PharmD, BCCCP
Critical Care Pharmacy Specialist
Department of Pharmacy
Leslie Tolle, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Interim Director, Section of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease
Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic
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Gretchen Sacha, PharmD, BCCCP, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
- Leslie B. Tolle, MD
- Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Genentech, Inc. (expired 12/20)
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