Post Acute Sequelae of COVID-19: Long Hauler Syndrome (Recorded Webinar)
Recorded On: 05/21/2021
This infectious disease has numerous ramifications to navigate long-term. This lecture on Post-Acute Sequela of COVID19 Syndrome (PASC) or long hauler syndrome will discuss the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and clinical approach to PASC. Advanced Practice Primary Care providers will be faced with treating and managing their long-haul COVID patients and NPACE is pleased to offer this program to help you meet these challenges.
Credits: 1.00 credits; 0.25 are pharmacology
Release Date: May 31, 2021
As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Describe the prevalence of Post Acute Sequalae Covid-19.
- Discuss the clinical features of Post Acute Sequalae Covid-19.
- Implement evaluation of patients with Post Acute Sequalae Covid-19.
Neil Skolnik, M.D.
Professor, Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA
Dr. Neil Skolnik, MD, is an academic family physician who sees patients and teaches residents and medical students in the family medicine residency program at Abington Jefferson Health in Abington, Pennsylvania. He is a Professor of Family and Community Medicine at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program at Abington Jefferson Health. Dr. Skolnik has written and edited 5 books: On the Ledge: A Doctor’s Stories From the Inner City; Essential Practice Guidelines for Primary Care; Essential Infectious Disease Topics for Primary Care; Sexually Transmitted Diseases for Primary Care; and Electronic Medical Records: A Practical Guide for Primary Care. He was the series editor for fifteen years overseeing the development of over twenty-five titles in the Humana Press Current Clinical Practice in Primary Care series of medical textbooks and has published more than 300 articles, columns, poems, and essays in both the medical and lay literature on a diverse range of subjects including diabetes, asthma, COPD, hyperlipidemia, guideline-based medical care, technology in medicine, and the medical humanities. He served on the Expert Panel Report 4 (EPR-4) Working Group, National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Coordinating Committee, National Heart Lung Blood Institute (NHLBI), and is on the Primary Care Advisory Committee for the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Skolnik lectures nationally on a range of topics, with a special interest in diabetes, asthma, COPD, exercise in medicine, and coronary disease risk factor management. He also hosts and produces “Diabetes Core Update,” the American Diabetes Association’s official monthly podcast reviewing the most important new articles to come out in the diabetes literature every month, and hosts the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s guidelines podcast series. For the past year, he has co-hosted the weekly North American Continuing Education Covid Update.
Obtain Your Credits
To earn credits for this activity, you must complete all course components in the following order: 1) complete the pre-test; 2) watch the webinar; 3) complete the course evaluation; 4) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile dashboard transcript for future access.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.25 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
Contributing faculty, Neil Skolnik, M.D., have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships; Advisory Boards - AstraZeneca, Teva, Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi, Sanofi Pasteur, GSK, Bayer; Speaker - AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Lilly, GSK, Bayer; Research Support - Sanofi, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GSK, Bayer.
All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
Note: This webinar was recorded on May 21, 2021.
NPACE aims to provide up-to-date and accurate research and information in all programming. Given that so much information in medicine, specifically COVID-19, is dynamic – we recognize that new and updated research and guidelines are continuously made available.
Learners are advised to carefully consider this recording date and consult further sources of information prior to utilizing and applying the clinical information discussed in this session.
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