Donald Voltz, M.D.
Accomplished Anesthesiologist with over 20 years of experience:
・Master of Science in Anesthesia Program 2011
・Outstanding Attending Award – Case Western Reserve University 2011
・Resident Teaching Award – Department of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals of Cleveland 2002
・Masters in Anesthesiology Faculty Teaching

Activity Overview:
This course is designed for healthcare professionals to provide fundamental and critical information on Coronavirus.

Learning Objectives by Course:

COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals Lesson #1: Virus Information
・Describe the viral details and life cycle of the Coronavirus
・Illustrate the viral infection, physiology, and ACE-2 receptor physiology of Coronavirus
・Define the viral transmission types of Coronavirus
・Summarize the Coronavirus transmission and human disease course.
・Recognize viral decontamination for Coronavirus

COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals Lesson #2: Epidemiology
・Understand the naming convention/name of the Virus causing COVID-19 Disease.
・Know the naming convention/abbreviation for the disease caused by the current Pandemic pathogen.
・Describe the epidemiological impact of the disease.
・Differentiate between incidence and prevalence.
・Describe the types of evidence needed for controlling an epidemic.
・Understand the reproduction number of the Coronavirus.
・Explain how it is defined and what is implied in Coronavirus case fatality rates (CFR).
・Identify the epidemiology curve of the Coronavirus.

COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals Lesson #3: Evaluation and Triage
・Know the clinical features of  Coronavirus – SARS-CoV-2.
・Explain one potential triage system which can be used for presumptive diagnosis and symptom severity.
・Describe the triage priority level.
・List many of the co-morbidities currently thought to worsen the severity of COVID-19.
・Identify laboratory results indicating COVID-19.
・Identify the possible radiographic findings in patients with COVID-19

COVID-19 for Healthcare Professionals Lesson #4: Clinical Course
・Understand who is at risk for COVID-19, becomes infected, and causes infection others with SARS-CoV-2.
・Understand the spectrum of severity with COVID-19.
・Describe how COVID-19 is diagnosed and some of the testing in use for the SARS-CoV-2 Infection.

Activity release date: 04/02/2020
Expiration Date: 04/02/2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 4.0 Hour(s)

Target Audience:
This activity is intended for all physicians who provide direct patient care.

Relevant Financial Disclosures:
The following planners, faculty, and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Donald Voltz, MD (Faculty)
Kimberly Archuleta (Planner)
Brian McAlary, MD (Planner, Reviewer)
Priya Wolff (Planner, Review)

Contact Information:
For questions regarding the content or access to this activity, contact Kimberly Archuleta/ kimberly@medicalacademy.com

Instructions for Participation:
Participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted above.
Follow these steps:
1. Read the target audience, learning objectives, and faculty/planner/reviewer financial disclosures provided above.
2. View of the video and other required educational content provided on this course page, including a self-reflective quiz for promoting retention of knowledge.
3. After completion of the viewing of the video and other materials, you will be provided access to the Activity Evaluation. We request you complete the Activity Evaluation to provide the necessary feedback for continuing accreditation purposes and for the development of future activities.
4. Additional optional articles on this topic are included for your review. ***NOTE Please fill out the Post Activity Evaluation after the last lesson is required to receive 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

AMA PAR Category 1 CME Credits: 4

  Medical Academy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Medical Academy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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