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, Harvard-affiliated moderators interview 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.

May Webinars

April Webinars

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  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: Dr. Christopher Palmer of MacLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School discusses the potential mental health effects of COVID-19 on the general population. Topics include the emotional, economic, and physical stressors of differently affected populations and how primary care providers can position themselves to help.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/22/2020 

    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:

    • 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)
    • Christopher Palmer, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Director, Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, McLean Hospital

    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 the emotional, economic, and physical stressors of differently affected populations created by COVID-19, and how primary care providers can position themselves to help.

    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

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: This panel discussion centers around the experience of medical providers in Chelsea, Massachusetts, a densely populated city that experienced the highest COVID-19 infection rate in the state. Panelists discuss the social determinants of health and health care and offer first-hand advice to cities that may be preparing for a second wave of COVID-19 infections.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/21/2020 

    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:

    • Wynne Armand, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, MGH Chelsea Healthcare Center
    • Jacqueline Chu, MD, Instructor in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Dean Xerras, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MGH Chelsea Health 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:

    • Discuss the social determinants of health and health care
    • Describe strategies to prepare for a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections.

    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

May 14 webinar
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    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION A panel of medical educators discusses the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on medical residency and fellowship programs, current and future concerns in recruiting and training physicians in light of both temporary and permanent changes that are taking place in medical education as a result of the pandemic, and the finding of a few surprise “silver linings.”

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/15/2020

    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:

    Anjala Tess, MD SFHM, Associate Chair for Education, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Director, Master Program in Healthcare Quality and Safety, Harvard Medical School 

    Ruth Campbell, MD, Nephrology Fellowship Director, Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

    John Patrick T. Co, MD, MPH, Director, Graduate Medical Education, Partners HealthCare; Designated Institutional Official, Brigham and Women's Hospital | Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Pediatric Ambulatory Quality and Safety, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, 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 discuss the current impact and future concerns regarding recruiting and training physicians in light of the 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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    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION A panel of Harvard Medical School deans and professors share their experiences pivoting to bring in-person courses online for the end of the academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the future of medical education might look like

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/14/2020

    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:

    • David Roberts, MD, Dean for External Education, Harvard Medical School
    • Edward Hundert, MD, Dean for Medical Education, Harvard Medical School; Daniel D. Federman, M.D. Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education
    • Fidencio Saldana, MD, MPH, Dean for Students, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital 
    • Sara Fazio, MD, Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Director of Innovation in Medical Education. Harvard Medical School; Advisory Dean, Walter Bradford Cannon Society, HMS 
    • Barbara Cockrill Gootkind, MD, Harold Amos Academy Associate Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director of Academy, 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 discuss strategies for engaging medical students through online learning

    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 Join Dr. Erin Bohula, a cardiac intensivist and trialist with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, as she reviews up-to-date data on cardiovascular complications in COVID-19 patients. Topics include disease burden, epidemiology and non-cardiovascular and cardiovascular complications. During this webinar, Dr. Bohula reviews some of her recent cases, shares valuable COVID-19 resources and answers questions posed by HMS moderator, Dr. Stanley Shaw.

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/8/2020

    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:

    • Stanley Y. Shaw, MD PhD, Associate Dean for Executive Education, Harvard Medical School; Chief Scientific Officer, One Brave Idea
    • Erin A. Bohula, MD, Cardiovascular Medicine and Critical Care Specialist and Staff Investigator, Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI), Study Group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, 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:

    • Discuss the implications of returning to work after being diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Identify opportunities to support to co-workers, patients, and community members with or concerned about 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

     

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    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION Four health care providers who are recovering from COVID-19 share their experiences with the illness. Topics discussed include the similarities and differences in the course of their illnesses, what they’ve learned, and how it will inform their work going forward.

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 5/7/2020

    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:

    • Ellen Long-Middleton, PhD, APRN, Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified Fellow, National Academy of Practice; Lead Nurse Planner, Harvard Medical School, Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Institutes of Medicine
    • Julie Paul, DNP, Certified Nurse Midwife; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Board Certified, Fellow, American College of Nurse Midwives; Director, South Shore Health Perinatal Behavioral Health Program
    • Michael Saag, MD, Professor and Division Director, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    • Sushrut Waikar, MD, PhD, Norman G. Levinsky Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Chief of Nephrology, Boston 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:

    • Discuss the implications of returning to work after being diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Identify opportunities to support to co-workers, patients, and community members with or concerned about 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

     

April 30 webinar
  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION A panel of experts from Brigham and Women’s, Emory, and the University of Pittsburgh share current data with Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Enrique Caballero on COVID-19 patients with diabetes and obesity.

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/30/2020

    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:

    • A. Enrique Caballero, MD, Faculty Director of International Innovation Programs and Faculty Director of Diabetes Education, Office for External Education, Harvard Medical School
    • Marie E. McDonnell, MD, Director, Diabetes Management Program, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    • Guillermo Umpierrez, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, Emory University School of Medicine, Chief, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Grady Memorial Hospital
    • Kellie Antinori-Lent, MSN, RN, Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Shadyside Hospital

    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 current data regarding the management of COVID-19 patients with diabetes and obesity.

    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

April 29 webinar
  • Activity Description and Accreditation

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION: Panelists from rural and small city hospitals in the states of Alabama and Georgia join Harvard Medical School to discuss how they prepared for an influx of COVID-19 patients. Topics include the social determinants and special considerations of their populations, coordination and communication between state agencies and health institutions, public outreach and education, and lessons learned to date. 

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/30/2020

    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
    • Cynthia Martens-Lamont, PharmD, RPh, CEO, Director of Pharmacy and Director of the Diabetes Education Program, Monroe County Hospital, Monroeville, Alabama
    • Angela Black, BSN, RN, Emergency Department Nursing Director, Monroe County Hospital, Monroeville, Alabama
    • Katrina Keefer, MPA, Chief Executive Officer, Augusta University Health System; Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia

    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 special considerations for providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic in rural/small city hospitals.

    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 INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/24/2020 

    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:

    • 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
    • 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:

    • Discuss the potential role of remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine for treatment of critically ill patients with COVID-19
    • Describe fluid management strategies for critically ill patients with COVID-19
    • Identify potential post-extubation complications critically ill patients with COVID-19 are at risk for developing
    • Consider the role for systemic anticoagulation in select critically ill patients with 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

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    ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION AND TARGET AUDIENCE: Dr. Dan Barouch of the Ragon Institute and Dr. Ashraf El Fiky of the Emmes Company join Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Kevin Tucker to discuss issues in developing vaccines for COVID-19. Topics include the FDA approval process, vaccine goals, and proposed therapies. Questions about herd immunity and antigen drift are also discussed.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/27/2020 

    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

    ACTIVITY FACULTY:

    Dan Barouch, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Director, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Ashraf El Fiky, MBBCh (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:

    Ashraf El Fiky, MBBCh (MD), PhDEmployee, Emmes Company

    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 issues in developing vaccines for 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

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    This session's discussion focused on immunological testing during COVID-19 and its impact on what lies ahead. 

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/17/2020 

    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 1 hour

    ACTIVITY PLANNERS AND FACULTY:

    • Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP, MBA, Senior Associate Dean for Postgraduate Medical Education, Harvard Medical School
    • Eric Feigl-Ding, PhD, Epidemiologist and Health Economist, Harvard Chan School of Public Health; Senior Fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, Washington, D.C.
    • Michael Mina, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Assistant Professor in Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Associate Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology (molecular diagnostics), Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    • Todd Pollack, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, 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 the difference between diagnostic and serological testing
    • Discuss economic and public health considerations related to 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

    Pregnancy and lactation experts Dr. Laura Hanley and Dr. Melissa Bartick discuss the challenges health care teams face supporting new mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include current guidelines, the risks and benefits of breastfeeding, and data collection.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/16/2020 

    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:

    • Martina McGrath, MB, BCH, FASN, FRCPI, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital; Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Melissa Bartick, MD, MSc, FABM, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Lauren Hanley, MD, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 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 discuss current guidelines regarding managing COVID-19 both during and post-pregnancy.

    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

    Clinicians from Italy and New York City’s Jacobi Hospital share their insight on lessons learned from the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics discussed include profiles for critically ill patients, keeping health care workers safe, and communications challenges.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/10/2020 

    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:

    • 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)
    • Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM, MD(Res), Head of Department Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Units, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan Italy; Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy; President Elect ESICM 
    • Anjali Acharya, MD, Director of Nephrology, Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY; Professor of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
    • Matthew D. Langston, MD, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx, NY

    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 apply lessons learned from the COVID-19 response in New York and Italy in their own practice.

    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

    This group of clinicians from Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital discuss ethical and psychosocial issues in the management of COVID-19, including the allocation of scarce resources and managing psychological stress and trauma among health care workers.

    ACTIVITY INFORMATION

    DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE: 4/9/2020 

    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:

    • 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)
    • John Halporn, MD, Director, Palliative Care Service, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
    • Maxine M. Klenicki, MSW, LICSW, Social Work Manager, Inpatient Medicine, Surgery, Addiction, and ED; Co-Chair Ethics Consultation Service, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
    • Mary Thorndike, MD, Hospital Medicine Unit, Brigham and Women's Hospital; Co-chair of Ethics Committee, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital; Instructor in Medicine, 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 discuss ethical and psychosocial issues in the management of COVID-19, including the allocation of scarce resources and managing psychological stress and trauma among health care workers.

    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 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

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  • 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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    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

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  • 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.