Infectious Disease

Test-COVID-19 and Omicron

While the ancestral strain of the virus notable for causing COVID-19 was first discovered in 2019, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 has continued to evolve since its discovery in late 2021. This webinar served to inform healthcare professionals of the impact of the previous changes and what that means for this pandemic's future.

Note: This webinar was recorded on December 5th, 2022


This program has received funding from Moderna.


DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-12-18

While the ancestral strain of the virus notable for causing COVID-19 was first discovered in 2019, the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 has continued to evolve since its discovery in late 2021. This webinar served to inform healthcare professionals of the impact of the previous changes and what that means for this pandemic’s future.

Note: This webinar was recorded on December 5th, 2022


This program has received funding from Moderna.

Faculty

Peter Lin, MD, CCFP

Michael Boivin, RPh, CDE

Vivien Brown, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP, NCMP

Allison McGeer, MD, FRCPC

Learning objectives

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

  • Discuss the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 virusĀ Ā 
  • Describe how the mutations have transformed the infectivity and virulence of the SARS-CoV-2 virusĀ 
  • Summarize the continued evolution of the omicron variantĀ Ā 
  • Educate patients on strategies to maintain their protection against the changing virusĀ 


Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0
Duration: 1 hr

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