Challenging Cases of Severe COVID-19: Managing High Risk and Unvaccinated Patients

Activity Overview

In this activity, an interprofessional panel discusses 2 real-world cases of severe COVID-19 submitted by our learners and offers their insight on how to best approach their care.

0.25 CE Credit(s)
Expires: February 27, 2023

Target Audience

This activity is intended for emergency medicine, hospital medicine, infectious disease, internal medicine, and pediatric clinicians (MD/NP/PA/Nurses) involved in the treatment of patients with severe COVID-19 infection.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this education activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Incorporate emergency use authorization status and available clinical trial data into the selection of treatment for patients hospitalized with COVID-19
  • Integrate the unique roles and responsibilities of interprofessional care team members in the management of severe COVID-19 in hospitalized patients

Activity Faculty

Garcia-Diaz - Headshot

Julia B. García-Díaz, MD, MSc, FACP, FIDSA, CPI

Director, Clinical Infectious Diseases Research and MultiSpecialties
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine (Tulane University)
Associate Professor, University of Queensland/Ochsner Clinical School, Brisbane, Australia
Ochsner Health
New Orleans, LA

Patterson, Thomas - Headshot

Thomas F. Patterson, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Vice-Chair, Faculty Development
Professor, Medicine
Director, San Antonio Center for Medical Mycology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Winterbottom, Fiona - Headshot

Fiona A. Winterbottom, DNP, MSN, APRN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN, CCRN

Advanced Practice Provider, Pulmonary Critical Care
Chairperson, System Critical Care Integration Council
Ochsner Medical Center
Ochsner Health
New Orleans, LA

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