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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

The COVID-19 Pandemic: What Every Clinician Needs to Know, Now

  • Authors: Matteo Bassetti, MD, PhD; Sanjay Bhagani, BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCP
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 6/23/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 6/23/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of ID specialists, emergency medicine physicians, pulmonologists, and nurses.

The goal of this activity is to update clinicians on the latest epidemiological data of viral genotypes and therapies in development, and early data of efficacy.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Latest information on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and knowledge gains during the evolving pandemic
    • Latest epidemiological data and spread of viral genotypes
    • Therapies in development and early data on efficacy


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Faculty

  • Matteo Bassetti, MD, PhD

    Professor of Infectious Diseases
    Department of Health Science
    University of Genoa,
    Head
    Infectious Diseases Clinic
    Hospital Policlinico San Martino – IRCCS
    Genoa, Italy

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Matteo Bassetti, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Achaogen; Angelini; Astellas; Bayer; Basilea; BioMerieux; Cidara; Gilead; Menarini; MSD; Nabriva; Paratek; Pfizer; Roche; Melinta; Shionogi; Tetraphase; VenatoRx; Vifor
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Achaogen; Angelini; Astellas; Bayer; Basilea; BioMerieux; Cidara; Gilead; Menarini; MSD; Nabriva; Paratek; Pizer; Roche; Melinta; Shionogi; Tetraphase; VenatoRx; Vifor
    Received grants for clinical research from: Astellas; Gilead; MSD; Pfizer

  • Sanjay Bhagani, BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCP

    Consultant Physician and honorary Associate Professor
    Department of Infectious Diseases/HIV Medicine
    Royal Free London NHS Trust
    Institute of Global health, UCL
    London, United Kingdom

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Sanjay Bhagani, BSc, FRCP, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Gilead Sciences Ltd
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Gilead Sciences Ltd; Novartis; Viiv
    Received grants for clinical research from: Gilead Sciences; MSD; Viiv

Editors

  • Shanthi Voorn, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

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

  • Heather Lewin, MAT

    Associate Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Heather Lewin, MAT, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Renata Feldman, PharmD

    Scientific Content Manager, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Renata Feldman, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME, CE Reviewer / Nurse Planner

  • Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CPHQ, CNE

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance , Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CPHQ, CNE, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

The COVID-19 Pandemic: What Every Clinician Needs to Know, Now

Authors: Matteo Bassetti, MD, PhD; Sanjay Bhagani, BSc (Hons), MB ChB, FRCPFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 6/23/2020

Valid for credit through: 6/23/2021

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