Fall Update of A Case in the Life: COVID-19

Free Webinar Provides the Latest Updates in Diagnosing and Treating Patients With COVID-19
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October 22, 2020 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET) Online

CE: 2.5 contact hours of continuing education (CE)
0.5 of which may be applied toward pharmacology.

Join the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) for a live webinar discussing the latest updates in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COVID-19. Expert nurse practitioner (NP) speakers and case studies will help you apply the knowledge.

Event Details
  • Webinar Details

    Fall Update of A Case in the Life: COVID-19

    When: October 22, 2020, 3–5 p.m. ET.

    Where: Online via the AANP CE Center.

    Cost: Free.

    CE credit: This program is accredited for 2.5 contact hours of continuing education (CE), 0.5 of which may be applied toward pharmacology.

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    About the Webinar

    This live webinar offers an update on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with COVID-19 by providing the most current information available while equipping you with a solid foundation to identify and care for patients who are at risk for severe disease. It also covers provider well-being and infection control, and it offers case studies to help you apply the knowledge.

    This live webinar is made available for NPs at no cost, thanks to an independent medical education grant from Novartis.


    Webinar Objectives

    • Discuss the epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.
    • Identify patient populations at risk for severe COVID-19 disease.
    • Compare diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2.
    • Explain COVID-19 infection control practices for providers, including guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE) use.
    • Review patient counseling to prevent household and community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 when infected/potentially infected.
    • Review current pharmacotherapeutic treatment options for hospitalized patients with COVID-19.

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    On-demand Option

    The live webinar on October 22, 2020, provides the opportunity to engage in live Q&A with the webinar faculty. However, an on-demand version of the presentation and recording of the live Q&A will be available through the end of the year for those who are not available to attend the live webinar.

  • Speakers

    Webinar Faculty

    Paula Tucker, DNP, FNP-BC, ENP-C, FAANP

    Dr. Tucker is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-director of the emergency nurse practitioner Program at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Tucker currently practices as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner at Emory University Hospital, an academic quaternary care facility managing complex medical patients. Dr. Tucker’s scholarly interests and research involve health care quality improvement and implementation science.

    Bob Smithing, MSN, FNP, ARNP, FAANP

    Bob Smithing is a family nurse practitioner and co-founder of FamilyCare of Kent, where he serves as the practice's clinical director. His practice is a full-scope family practice in a suburban community just south of Seattle, Washington. He has been caring for COVID-19 patients in the outpatient setting since the pandemic began.