CME Courses: COVID-19

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THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: The pestilence that stalks in the darkness

Available May 29, 2020 - December 31, 2020

CE Central Continuing Health Professional Education UMMC.

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This Continuing Health Professional Education eLearning event is presented by Philip Boysen MD, professor, department of anesthesiology at UMMC. There are no fees for participating in this eLearning activity. The planners and speakers for today have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Target audience: Physicians, advanced practice nurses, and other interested healthcare providers.

Educational objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should better be able to:

  1. Discuss the contributions of anesthesiologist John Snow to epidemiology, including the concept of testing and tracking.
  2. Outline the basic tenets and data collection of epidemiology and how it applies to evaluation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  3. Describe the COVID-19 Tracking device of the testing-positivity rate.
  4. Discuss the current status of infectivity, treatment modalities, and antibody testing in managing COVID-19.

AMA- The University of Mississippi School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

As an organization accredited for continuing medical education, the University of Mississippi School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM toward the American Medical Association Physician Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.