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Grand Rounds: Therapeutic Management of Patients with COVID-19

10-27-2021

By Shankar Upadhyayula, MD, Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease; Kelly Williamson, PharmD , Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Explain outpatient management of SARS-CoV-2 infection including prevention and treatment. 2. Evaluate therapeutic options for hospitalized patients with COVID-19. 3. Summarize treatments not recommended for COVID-19.

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists, and nurses.

Identified Gap:

Update on prevention and treatment of patients with COVID-19.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour(s)

Expiration Date for CE/CME Credit:

10-26-2022

Method of Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CE/CME credit.

Disclosure:

Drs. Upadhyayula and Williamson have indicated that there are no relevant financial or other relationships with any commercial interests and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Regeneron EUA HCP Fact Sheet 09172021 (fda.gov)

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