CME Course

Providing Critical Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic faces providers with myriad challenges. Dr. Jason Wagner highlights the salient clinical features of critically ill patients with COVID-19, reviews the various treatment approaches, and touches on the various challenges that the future holds.
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Resources

  1. New England Journal of Medicine Journal Watch. Coronavirus (COVID-19). https://www.jwatch.org/covid-19.
  2. The Lancet. COVID-19 Resource Centre. https://www.thelancet.com/coronavirus?dgcid=kr_pop-up_tlcoronavirus20

Target Audience

All healthcare providers.

Goals and Objectives

The COVID-19 pandemic faces providers with myriad challenges. Dr. Jason Wagner highlights the salient clinical features of critically ill patients with COVID-19, reviews the various treatment approaches, and touches on the various challenges that the future holds.

Course Information

CME Release Date: May 19, 2020
Valid for credit through: May 19, 2021
Course type: Audio Podcast
Estimated time of completion: 45 minutes

Credits Available

Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Southern Medical Association designates this Internet Activity (Enduring Material) for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

AANPCP: The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Healthcare Professionals
For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.  All healthcare professionals who are not MDs or DOs will receive a certificate of participation.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated; learners should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period noted, following these steps:

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Upon successful completion of the test, evaluation and attestation, your certificate will be processed and emailed from customerservice@sma.org within approximately 1 hour. Credits will be archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you may login to your account to print a duplicate copy of your certificate.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Southern Medical Association requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines "relevant financial relationships" as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner that could create a conflict of interest.

Southern Medical Association encourages Speakers/Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

The following individuals, unless otherwise noted, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Special Guest:

Jason Wagner, MD
Dr. Jason Wagner is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician by training. He obtained his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and then went on to complete his internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a former Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania where he was an associate program director for residency and fellowship. Having recently relocated to San Antonio, he is now a member of Texas IPS - providing pulmonary and critical care consultation to the greater San Antonio area.

Southern Medical Association Staff
Jennifer S. Price, MA, SMA Education Manager

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