Updates on COVID-19 Variants of Concern, Vaccines, and Long Haulers Online CME Course

Updates on COVID-19 Variants of Concern, Vaccines, and Long Haulers

Recorded: January 11, 2022 at 11:00am - 12:30pmCT

Mayo Clinic and other experts discuss the latest information on the impact of SARS-CoV-2 variants, vaccine and treatment updates, and implications for long haulers.

  • Moderator: Claudia R. Libertin, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine
  • Featured expert: Isabel C. Mira-Avendano, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep, Director of the Post-COVID Center of Excellence, Co-Director Interstitial Lung Disease Center, UT Health. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston-McGovern Medical School 
  • Featured expert:  Abinash Virk, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Live Webinar Series course, learners should be able to:

  • Review variants of concern in USA and globally, including Omicron
  • Compare the Delta and Omicron variants in transmissibility, infectivity, and clinical manifestations
  • Update of effectiveness of COVID vaccines against Omicron variant
  • Review prevalence, clinical presentation, and distinguishing characteristics of long hauler’s COVID
  • Update on management of long term complications of COVID

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.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/13/2022
Course expires: 
01/11/2025

Moderator: Claudia R. Libertin, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine

Featured expert: Isabel C. Mira-Avendano, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep, Director of the Post-COVID Center of Excellence, Co-Director Interstitial Lung Disease Center, UT Health. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston-McGovern Medical School 

Featured expert:  Abinash Virk, M.D., consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases; professor of medicine

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 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.

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.

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

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 1.50 Attendance
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If you attended and claimed CME credit for the Live Webinar on January 11, you are unable to access the Online CME course. To view the recording, please click here.


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