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"Black Fungus" in the Indian Subcontinent: Prevention and Cure - Online CME Course


Recorded:  June 23, 2021

On Wednesday, June 23rd, Mayo Clinic and guest experts discussed the probable causes of the COVID-19 associated rhino-orbital mucormycosis (“black fungus”) crisis in India, as well as therapeutic strategies for COVID-19 that can help to mitigate risks. In addition to medical and surgical treatment options, the role of monoclonal antibodies in high-risk patients will be addressed.

The views and perspectives shared in these resources are presented based on information available at the time of recording.

You are invited to watch the video by clicking on the above image. 
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Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:

  • Explain probable causes of the COVID-19 associated rhino-orbital mucormycosis (“black fungus”) crisis in India
  • Outline therapeutic strategies for COVID-19 that mitigate risk of mucormycosis
  • Highlight the specific role of monoclonal antibodies in high-risk COVID-19 patients at risk of mucormycosis
  • Discuss medical and surgical treatment algorithms for rhino orbital mucormycosis

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
 

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This educational activity is supported in part by an
independent medical education grant from

Eli Lilly and Company

and is in accordance with ACCME guidelines.
 

 

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
06/23/2021
Course expires: 
06/25/2022
Moderators: 

Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A.
Professor of Medicine
College of Medicine 
Consultant, Division of General
Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Minnesota

Devyani Lal, M.D.
Professor of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine
Dean of Education, Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Featured Experts: 
 Arun Kumar Agarwal, D.Sc.
Medical Advisor -  Innovation, Education and
Clinical Excellence
Apollo Hospitals Group
Patna, Bihar, India
 

Alok Thakar,  M.S., F.R.C.S.
Professor and Chair, Department of Otolaryngology & Head-Neck Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India

 H. R. Vikram, M.D.
Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
Consultant, 
Infectious Diseases
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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 Statements: 

AMA
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ANCC
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA
The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 1.50 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
 

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Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 ANCC
  • 1.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 1.50 Attendance
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If you attended and claimed CME credit for the Live Webinar on June 23rd, you are unable to access the Online CME course. 

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