COVID-19 Across the Healthcare Spectrum

November 10, 2020

This program is designed to educate those involved in the direct care of older persons by exploring resource allocation, end-of-life issues and the emotional toll on healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expert panelists will provide insight and remarks ranging from emergency room to long-term care best practices. Audience participation is encouraged.

Learning Objectives

This program is designed to educate those involved in the direct care of older persons by exploring resource allocation, end-of-life issues and the emotional toll on healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Expert panelists will provide insight and remarks ranging from emergency room to long-term care best practices. Audience participation is encouraged.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.75 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/10/2020
Course expires: 
01/31/2021
Event starts: 
11/10/2020 - 6:00am
Event ends: 
11/10/2020 - 6:00pm

PROGRAM AGENDA
6:15 pm   COVID-19 IMPACT ON FRONTLINE HOSPITAL STAFF
Presenter:  Eitan Dickman, MD, MMM, FACEP, FAIUM

6:35 pm   COVID-19 THERAPEUTICS: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
Presenter:  Aaron Pickering, PharmD, BCPS

6:50 pm ETHICAL ALLOCATION OF SCARCE COVID-19 MEDICATIONS
Presenter:  Douglas White, MD, MAS

7:05 pm   STATE OF COVID-19 POST-ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE
Presenter:  David Nace, MD, MPH

7:20 pm – 8:00 pm   Audience Question and Answer Session
Moderator:  David Nace, MD, MPH

8:00 pm  Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Panel Discussion Featuring
David Nace, MD, MPH, (Moderator) Clinical Chief of Geriatric Medicine, Director of Long-Term Care, Division of Geriatric Medicine at University of Pittsburgh
Eitan Dickman, MD, MMM, FACEP, FAIUM, Executive Vice Chairman and Medical Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Aaron Pickering, PharmD, BCPS, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist – Infectious Diseases, UPMC St. Margaret, Pittsburgh, PA
Douglas White, MD, MAS, Vice Chair and Professor of Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Endowed Chair for Ethics in Critical Care Medicine, Director, Program on Ethics and Decision Making in Critical Illness, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Faculty Disclosure
No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Accreditation and Credit Designation
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and Pennsylvania Geriatrics Society – Western Division. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.75 contact hours.
Pharmacy (CPE)
This knowledge-based activity provides 1.75 contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit.
Other Healthcare Professionals
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Available Credit

  • 1.75 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.75 Attendance
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Virtual Zoom Meeting
In Collaboration with the Jewish Healthcare Foundation

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