Infectious Disease

Navigating COVID-19 in Patients with Comorbidities: Respiratory Conditions

Patients with chronic lung disease are at risk for severe complications of COVID-19. As such, there is a need to better understand how to protect this population. This program reviews the impact of COVID-19 in people with lung disease and other respiratory problems, and provides recommendations to optimize care.

DURATION

20 min

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2024-06-15

Patients with chronic lung disease are at risk for severe complications of COVID-19. As such, there is a need to better understand how to protect this population. This program reviews the impact of COVID-19 in people with lung disease and other respiratory problems, and provides recommendations to optimize care.

Note: This expert brief was recorded on May 9th, 2023.


This program has received funding from Moderna Biopharm Canada Inc.

Faculty

Alan Kaplan, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, CPC(HC)Ā 

Robert Hauptman, BMSc, MD, MCFP

Learning objectives

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

  • Describe the impact of COVID-19 on individuals with lung diseaseĀ Ā 
  • Review NACI recommendations for the COVID-19 primary series and COVID-19 vaccine booster dosesĀ Ā 
  • Summarize therapeutic recommendations for patients with COPD and asthmaĀ 


Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 20 min

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