Clinical Management Through COVID-19 Webinar Series Recordings: 

In this special continuing education video series, designed especially for physicians, nurses and other health care providers, Ajay Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA and J. Kevin Tucker, MD interview Harvard-affiliated and external experts to discuss the symptoms, risks and precautions regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Information on COVID-19 is evolving daily. The views and perspectives shared in these webinars are given based on the information available at the time of the recording.


Medical Grand Rounds from HMS Hospital Affiliates:

Managing COVID-19 in the ICU presentation
  • Activity Description and Acreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: Jeremy Richards, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical, discusses the evolving knowledge around best practices for critically ill patients with COVID-19 who are in the ICU. Subjects covered in this webinar include ventilator management for patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and complications in COVID-19 patients such as cardiac injury, acute renal failure, and ICU-acquired weakness.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/3/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Medical School
    • Jeremy Richards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School; Director of the Medical Education Research Laboratory, Shapiro Institute of Education and Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    DISCLOSURE:

    All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

    • Describe the demographics and risk factors of critically ill patients with COVID-19
    • Delineate the major complications critically ill patients with COVID-19 experience
    • Discuss best practices for management of ARDS due to COVID-19
    • List potential adjuvant treatment options for multiorgan system failure and ARDS due to COVID-19

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

Luana webinar
  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION: In this video, Associate Professor in Psychology Luana Marques, PhD, discusses tips and strategies for managing stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/2/2020

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Luana Marques, PhD, Director and Founder, Community Psychiatry PRIDE, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

    DISCLOSURE:

    All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to describe methods for managing stress and anxiety related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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    As hospitals are facing care amidst an unprecedented crisis, experts in the areas of infection control, emergency preparedness and caring for cancer patients share their perspectives.

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is an update regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The content is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 3/27/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice, Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Eric Goralick, MD, MS, Director of Emergency Preparedness, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Sayeed Khan Malek, MD, Clinical Director of Transplant Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School
    • Sharon Wright, MD, MPH, Senior Medical Director, Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Mara Bloom, JD, MS, Executive Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

    DISCLOSURE:

    Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA
    GlaxoSmithKline – Consultant

    All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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    Experts in the areas of command center operations, operating room procedures and primary care discuss operations in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is an update regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The content is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 3/27/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice, Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Wilton Levine, MD, Medical Director, Perioperative Services, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Chuck Morris, MD, MPH, Associate Chief Medical Officer, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
    • Richard S. Gitomer, MD, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

    DISCLOSURE:

    Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP(UK), MBA
    GlaxoSmithKline – Consultant

    All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    Experts provide perspectives on treating dialysis patients during the outbreak, caring for the geriatric population and current treatment of COVID-19 in HIV/AIDS patients and other immunocompromised patients.

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is an update regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The content is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 3/27/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice, Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • Suzanne Watnick, MD, Professor, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington and Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Kidney Centers
    • Jeremy D. Whyman, MD, Geriatric Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Helen Chen, MD, Geriatric Medicine, Primary Care Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Turner Overton, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

    DISCLOSURES:

    Turner Overton, MD
    ViiV Healthcare – Research Support, Consultant
    Merck – Consultant
    Theratechnologies – Consultant

    All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

     

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    Harvard experts take a closer look at ICU Management of COVID-19, distinguishing COVID-19 from the common cold and influenza, as well as how clinicians are approaching and treating infectious disease and immunocompromised patients.

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is an update regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The content is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 3/27/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice, Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • Rebecca Barron, MD, Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Allan Goroll, MD, Primary Care Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Paul Sax, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

    DISCLOSURES:

    Rebecca Baron, MD
    Merck – Advisory Board

    All other individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

Harvard faculty discuss at round table
  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    NOTE: This video was originally recorded on 3/12/2020

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is an update from infectious disease expert Eric Rubin, MD, PhD regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The content is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 3/17/2020 

    TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that credit will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY .75 hours

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice, Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
    • Eric Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the COVID-19 outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER

    Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for .75 contact hour. 

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

    PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY: The Harvard Medical School Privacy Policy may be viewed here: https://hms.harvard.edu/privacy-policy

     

Kevin Tucker
  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This activity is designed for emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and primary care clinicians with the goals of updating their knowledge base regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 2/19/2020  TERMINATION DATE: 8/31/2020 (Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ will no longer be issued for the activity after this date)

    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE ACTIVITY .25 hours

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education
    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice,  Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    • J. Kevin Tucker, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Chief of Nephrology Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital, Faculty Director, Accreditation and Maintenance of Certification, Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME)
    • Eric Rubin, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine

    DISCLOSURE: All individuals including course directors, planners, reviewers, faculty, staff, etc., who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity have, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, reported no financial relationships related to the content of this activity.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to discuss symptoms, risks, and precautions associated with the novel 2019 Coronavirus outbreak.

    METHOD OF PARTICIPATION: Review audio/video content, complete the comprehensive activity evaluation, and score 75% on the required post-test to assess the knowledge gained from reviewing the program.

    ACCREDITATION:

    PHYSICIANS

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

    The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of .25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER

    Harvard Medical School is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for .25 contact hour. 

    RESOURCES FOR FURTHER STUDY:

    HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS: Windows 7, 8, or 10 on PC and Mac OS X or above on Mac computers with the most current version web browser (Internet Explorer or Edge, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome) for each.

    If you experience technical difficulties, you can contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

    DISCLAIMER: Continuing education activities sponsored by Harvard Medical School are offered solely for educational purposes and do not constitute any form of certification of competency. Practitioners should always consult additional sources of information and exercise their best professional judgment before making clinical decisions of any kind.

telemedicine visit

In response to the Coronavirus, the tuition for this Harvard Medical School Continuing Education course is being waived from March 30, 2020 through June 30, 2020 in order to meet the current need for training health care staff in best practices for telemedicine.