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Mayo Clinic Talks COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 31: The Safety of Convalescent Plasma

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Mayo Clinic Talks Podcast #166

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 31: The Safety of Convalescent Plasma

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COVID-19 information evolves daily.  The views and perspectives shared in these resources are presented based on information available at the time of recording.
Recorded May, 2020

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World Health Organization's Country & Technical Guidance - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
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Guest: Michael J. Joyner, M.D.
@DrMJoyner
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A.
@AmitGhosh006


Convalescent plasma as a passive immunity strategy is not new. What nuances apply for it’s application to treating COVID-19? Is it safe? Is it efficacious? Dr. Michael Joyner, Principal Investigator for Expanded Access to Convalescent Plasma for the Treatment of Patients with COVID-19, discusses what’s known about this treatment option, information that’s currently being gathered, and how you can get involved.

 

Target Audience

This course is intended for primary care providers: physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recall the role of convalescent plasma as a passive immune strategy for COVID-19
  • Recall observed signals of safety from the first 5000 patients indicating TACO and TRALI incidence is not higher than expected from transfusion of convalescent plasma to patients with COVID-19
  • Recall hopes to develop hyperimmune globulin therapy potentially for treatment and prophylaxis

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/22/2020
Course expires: 
12/29/2022
Cost:
$10.00

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AMA

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

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