Managing Severe COVID-19 in the Hospital Setting: An Interprofessional Approach

Activity Overview

“I was dying … and I was dying alone,” says Nancy, recalling her lonely isolation in the intensive care unit as one of the earlier victims of COVID-19 in her region. This dynamic panel features an interprofessional lineup of experts who will debate and discuss data, guidelines, and literature on the treatment of severe COVID-19 in the hospital setting and what it all means for your practice and patients. Additionally, they are joined by Nancy who survived the earliest days of COVID-19 in the United States and will share her learning moments with the panel and learners.

0.50 CE Credit(s)
Expires: February 10, 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:

  • Assess disease severity and implications in patients with COVID-19
  • 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

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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
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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

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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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