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CPD

COVID-19 Management: Practice Essentials and Answers From the Experts

  • Authors: Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM; Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERS
  • CPD Released: 6/6/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 6/6/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US critical care specialists, pulmonologists, and infectious disease specialists.

The goal of this activity is to update physicians on the latest data and best practices for COVID-19 management.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Latest data on COVID-19 management
    • Best practices for COVID-19 patients with different needs (such as those who require ventilation, etc)
  • Have increased competence regarding:
    • Care for hospitalized patients with COVID-19


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM

    Head, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department
    Humanitas Research Hospital
    President-Elect, European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
    Humanitas University
    Milan, Italy

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Directed Systems
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Cheetah Medical; Edwards Lifesciences

  • Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERS

    Chief, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit
    Pulmonology and Respiratory Allergy Department
    Hospital Clinic of Barcelona
    University of Barcelona
    Barcelona, Spain

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERS, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Pfizer Inc.
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Pfizer Inc.
    Received grants for clinical research from: Bayer HealthCare; Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp; Pfizer Inc.

Editor

  • Shanthi Voorn, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shanthi Voorn, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Content Reviewer

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 1 continuing professional development credit (CPD).

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CPD

COVID-19 Management: Practice Essentials and Answers From the Experts

Authors: Maurizio Cecconi, MD, FRCA, FFICM; Antoni Torres, MD, PhD, FERSFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CPD Released: 6/6/2020

Valid for credit through: 6/6/2021

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