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COVID-19: Environmental Controls for Infection Prevention - Clinical Outpatient


Recorded: 8/27/2020

Brittany E. Howard, M.D., Chair of Facial Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery within the Department of Otolaryngology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, explores current options for finding environmental controls for infection prevention, specifically for preventing COVID-19 infection in the clinical outpatient setting.  Dr. Howard discusses pre-visit considerations; clinical modifications; air-handling and room turnover; and special considerations for patients with COVID-19.

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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:

  1. Recognize the risk the clinical environment can pose to disease transmission
  2. Identify environmental controls that can be instituted to increase safety of patients and staff

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
09/14/2020
Course expires: 
07/14/2023
Cost:
$5.00

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Brittany E. Howard, M.D.
Faculty
Assistant Professor of  Otolaryngology, College of Medicine
Division Chair, Facial Plastic Surgery,
Otolaryngology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Devyani Lal, M.D.
Course Director

Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of       
Continuous Professional Development     
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


 

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

Other Healthcare Professionals
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Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$5.00
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