You are leaving Medscape Education
Cancel Continue
Log in to save activities Your saved activities will show here so that you can easily access them whenever you're ready. Log in here CME & Education Log in to keep track of your credits.


Test-to-Treat: A Stepwise Approach to Identifying Patients at High Risk for Progression to Severe COVID-19

  • Authors: Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, FIDSA, AAHIVS
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/29/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/29/2023, 11:59 PM EST
Start Activity

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, ID/HIV specialists, emergency medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to use recommended tests and oral treatments for COVID-19 in nonhospitalized patients, with special attention on considerations of and communication with people of color.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Risk factors for progression to severe illness from COVID-19
    • Current recommended treatment options for nonhospitalized patients with COVID-19
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Applying recommendations for when to test for COVID-19


Medscape, LLC requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.


  • Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, FIDSA, AAHIVS

    Chief, Population Health
    Family Health Centers of San Diego
    Clinical Associate Professor
    UCSD School of Medicine
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    SDSU School of Global Public Health
    San Diego, California


    Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, FIDSA, AAHIVS, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Gilead Sciences; Viiv Healthcare
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Gilead Sciences; Viiv Healthcare
    Research funding from: Gilead Sciences


  • Maria B. Uravich, BSc, ELS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Maria B. Uravich, BSc, ELS, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Jennifer Gregg, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Jennifer Gregg, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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

Accreditation Statements


Interprofessional Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited with commendation 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.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity. 

    Contact This Provider

For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact the accredited provider for this CME/CE activity noted above. For technical assistance, contact [email protected]

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:

  1. Read about the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
  2. Study the educational content online or print it out.
  3. Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate, but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period, you can print out the tally as well as the certificates from the CME/CE Tracker.

*The credit that you receive is based on your user profile.


Test-to-Treat: A Stepwise Approach to Identifying Patients at High Risk for Progression to Severe COVID-19

Authors: Christian B. Ramers, MD, MPH, FIDSA, AAHIVSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/29/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/29/2023, 11:59 PM EST


Note: The information on the coronavirus outbreak is continually evolving. The content within this activity serves as a historical reference to the information that was available at the time of this publication. We continue to add to the collection of activities on this subject as new information becomes available. It is the policy of Medscape Education to avoid the mention of brand names or specific manufacturers in accredited educational activities. However, manufacturer names related to the approved COVID-19 vaccines are provided in this activity in an effort to promote clarity. The use of manufacturer names should not be viewed as an endorsement by Medscape of any specific product or manufacturer.



Learning Feedback Questions

What did you learn from this activity? Please proceed to a brief survey.

  • Print