Infectious Disease

What You Need To Know About Long COVID – From Symptoms, Prognosis and Prevention

From the beginning of the pandemic there were many individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus who had symptoms that persisted. While some of this was thought to be due to organ damage due to hospitalization, there are people who had mild symptoms and experienced debilitating symptoms for months and in some cases years after the […]

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

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

# OF CREDITS

0

ACCREDITATION

Unaccredited

EXPIRY DATE

2023-08-09

From the beginning of the pandemic there were many individuals infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus who had symptoms that persisted. While some of this was thought to be due to organ damage due to hospitalization, there are people who had mild symptoms and experienced debilitating symptoms for months and in some cases years after the initial infection. Long COVID, also called post-acute COVID-19 syndrome (PACS), is the persistence of symptoms beyond the acute infection. In the first of this two-part webinar, international and national experts will provide some background on the condition, including prevalence, symptoms, risk factors and what this means for your patients.


This program has been supported by Moderna.

Faculty

Naomi Pliamm, MD
Peter J. Lin, MD, CCFP
David Strain, MBChB, MD, FRCP

Learning objectives

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

  • Define the condition long COVID or post-acute COVID-19
  • Describe the prevalence and the most common symptoms of patients with long COVID
  • Discuss the prognosis of a person diagnosed with long COVID
  • List the risk factors for long COVID


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

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