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Infectious Disease

Straight talk on COVID-19 | March 2022

Straight talk on COVID-19 is a series by MDBriefCase featuring internationally recognized clinicians. In this installment (filmed March 10th, 2022), our experts discuss their opinions on the following Frequently Asked Questions: Discuss the importance of COVID-19 boosters in protecting patients from the negative outcomes of COVID-19 Review the potential impact of dropping COVID-19 health protections […]

DURATION

25 min

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-03-13

Straight talk on COVID-19 is a series by MDBriefCase featuring internationally recognized clinicians.

In this installment (filmed March 10th, 2022), our experts discuss their opinions on the following Frequently Asked Questions:

  1. Discuss the importance of COVID-19 boosters in protecting patients from the negative outcomes of COVID-19
  2. Review the potential impact of dropping COVID-19 health protections on disease spread in the community
  3. Educate a patient on the potential morbidity associated with COVID-19 infections and not to focus solely on mortality data
  4. Review the latest thoughts on long-COVID and the potential impacts on patients

This is a non-sponsored program with in-kind support from MDBriefCase.

Faculty

David Strain, MB, ChB, BSc (Hons) MD, FRCP
Clinical lead for the COVID service in the SW of England, and Clinical Senior lecturer at the University of Exeter.

Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
Director Primary Care Initiatives
Canadian Heart Research Centre

Michael Boivin, RPh, BScPhm
Clinical pharmacist consultant and continuing education developer

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 25 min

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