Infectious Disease

A 2022 Provincial Perspective: Variants, Boosters, and What’s Next for BC & Manitoba

Did you miss our Regional Discussion from January 25th “A 2022 Provincial Perspective: Variants, Boosters, and What’s Next for BC & Manitoba”? Watch the recording now and listen to Dr. Pravinsigar Mehta and pharmacists Ajit Johal and Mike Boivin with moderator Dr. Peter Lin, as they address the following topics: The Omicron variant and the […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

Physician, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, Medical Resident, Student, Specialist

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-02-09

Did you miss our Regional Discussion from January 25th “A 2022 Provincial Perspective: Variants, Boosters, and What’s Next for BC & Manitoba”?

Watch the recording now and listen to Dr. Pravinsigar Mehta and pharmacists Ajit Johal and Mike Boivin with moderator Dr. Peter Lin, as they address the following topics:

  • The Omicron variant and the impact on patients seen in practice
  • The current booster strategy for COVID-19 vaccines and specific recommendations in different patient groups
  • Common patient questions and myths associated with the COVID-19 vaccines

This program has been supported by Moderna.

Faculty

Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP

Pravinsagar Mehta, M.B.Ch.B; F.C.F.P; CAC Care of the Elderly; L.M; D Obstetrics R.C.O.G.

Ajit Johal, RPh (BSc Pharm), BCPP, CTH, CDE

Michael Boivin, Bsc. Phm, RPH, CDE, CTH

Learning objectives

  1. Review some of the current data regarding the Omicron variant and impact on patients seen in practice
  2. Discuss the current booster strategy for COVID-19 vaccines and specific recommendations in different patient groups (e.g. immunocompromised, older adults)
  3. Address common patient questions and myths associated with the COVID-19 vaccines
  4. Educate patients on the importance of being up-to-date with their COVID-19 immunizations to ensure optimal protection
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 1 hr

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