Straight Talk on COVID-19 - Updates from Mayo Clinic - LIVESTREAM

July 20, 2020 to July 24, 2020

Straight Talk on COVID-19 - Updates from Mayo Clinic - Livestream

July 20-24, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:15  PM - CST

Course Directors: Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Gina Suh, M.D. and Abinash Virk, M.D

This interactive, case-based CME course provides the “straight talk” on COVID-19 clinical management, diagnosis and prevention. The sessions will be led by Mayo Clinic experts across medical disciplines including infectious diseases, radiology, critical care, cardiology, pulmonology, clinical microbiology and infection prevention and control. Learners can interact with faculty by asking questions via interactive online platforms.

Course Highlights:

  • Relevant for all medical practitioners
  • Interactive online format
  • Access to course recordings post-course

Target Audience

Designed for all medical practitioners, this is a comprehensive course dedicated to SARS-CoV-2 related infection (COVID-19) to increase awareness of the pathophysiology of the virus, clinical management, diagnosis and infection control challenges.  The course will feature subject matter experts in infectious diseases, radiology, critical care, cardiology, pulmonary-critical care, infection control and prevention, and others to reflect on this novel, multi-disciplinary disease process.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Examine the underlying pathophysiology of SARS-CoV-2
  • Review putative therapeutic agents and proposed mechanisms of action
  • Review the key stages of clinical diseases, natural history, and disease progression
  • Review key published papers on COVID-19
  • Describe the spectrum and utilization of laboratory testing for COVID-19, including advantages and limitations
  • Review key radiographic features in patients with COVID-19
  • Review transmission of SARS-CoV-2
  • Identify and examine infection prevention and control challenges
  • Describe the pathophysiology of respiratory failure and ARDS associated with COVID-19 and identify interventions
  • Identify COVID-19 complications and manifestations including cardiac, hypercoagulability and others

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
07/20/2020 - 3:00pm
Event ends: 
07/24/2020 - 5:15pm

Program subject to change.
Schedule reflects Central Time Zone.
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Internet Live Activity
Rochester, MN
United States

Accreditation Statement
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 Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 10.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 10.75 Attendance


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