Infectious Disease

Protecting the lungs from COVID-19 – Strategies to reduce the disease burden in your patients

COVID-19 was initially thought to be a virus that was confined to respiratory tract. Although the complications of COVID-19 extend well beyond the respiratory tract, patients with underlying pulmonary diseases are significantly impacted by this infection. In this webinar, experts will review the impact of COVID-19 on respiratory health and patients with asthma and COPD. […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-08-23

COVID-19 was initially thought to be a virus that was confined to respiratory tract. Although the complications of COVID-19 extend well beyond the respiratory tract, patients with underlying pulmonary diseases are significantly impacted by this infection. In this webinar, experts will review the impact of COVID-19 on respiratory health and patients with asthma and COPD. They will review the strategies to protect these patients as well as managing these conditions during the pandemic.


This program has received financial support from Moderna in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.

Faculty

Soreya Dhanji, MD,CCFP

John Papastergiou, B.Sc. Phm

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

Learning objectives

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

  • Describe the impact of COVID-19 infection on the lungs
  • Discuss how respiratory conditions increase the risk of serious outcomes with COVID-19
  • Explain the management of respiratory conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • List strategies to mitigate COVID-19 related morbidity and mortality in patients with respiratory conditions
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 1 hr

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