Free Webinar Provides a Solid Foundation to Diagnose and Treat Patients With COVID-19
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February 4, 2021
CE: 2.5 contact hours of continuing education (CE) 0.5 of which may be applied towards pharmacology.
Join the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) for this live webinar and gain a solid foundation to diagnose and treat patients with COVID-19 in primary care and emergency room settings, plus identify patients who are at risk for severe disease. Expert nurse practitioner (NP) speakers and case studies will help you apply the knowledge. Register for free!
COVID-19 is a novel disease with an incompletely described clinical course in healthy individuals — and especially in vulnerable populations. As front-line providers, NPs in primary and emergency care need the knowledge to treat and educate patients during this unprecedented global pandemic.
This webinar will cover how to diagnose and treat patients with COVID-19 and ways to identify patients who are at risk for severe disease. The webinar also includes case studies that allow you to apply the knowledge to patient scenarios, as well as a live question-and-answer (Q&A) session at the end of the activity.
The webinar recording will be available as an on-demand activity in the AANP CE Center until April 15, 2021.
This live webinar is made available for NPs at no cost, thanks to an independent medical education grant from Novartis.
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 health care providers.
Review current pharmacotherapeutic treatment options for hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Dr. Tucker is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-director of the emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) program at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Dr. Tucker currently practices as an ENP 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 (FNP) 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.