Infectious Disease

Navigating COVID-19 in Patients with Comorbidities: Obesity

Millions of Canadians live with obesity. In this video, experts discuss how COVID-19 has affected individuals with obesity and discuss the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in this population. It also reviews NACI recommendations for the COVID-19 primary series and COVID-19 vaccine booster doses. 

DURATION

15 min

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2024-06-28

Millions of Canadians live with obesity. In this video, experts discuss how COVID-19 has affected individuals with obesity and discuss the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines in this population. It also reviews NACI recommendations for the COVID-19 primary series and COVID-19 vaccine booster doses.  

Note: This expert brief was recorded on June 23rd, 2023. 


This program has received funding from Moderna Biopharm Canada Inc.

Faculty

Shahebina Walji, MD, CCFP

Susie Jin, RPh, CDE, CRE

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education video, participants will be better able to: 

  • Describe the burden of COVID-19 on individuals with obesity¬† ¬†
  • Discuss COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness in people with obesity¬†¬†
  • Summarize NACI recommendations for the COVID-19 primary series and COVID-19 vaccine booster doses

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 15 min

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