Identification and Containment of the Coronavirus: COVID-19
Course Description
A novel coronavirus first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China in November 2019 has been named “COVID-19”. Symptoms of COVID-19 infections have ranged from mild to severe respiratory infections, pneumonia, and respiratory failure. The initial symptoms are fever, cough, and shortness of breath. This program provides what you need to know to combat this infection.
Target Audience
This independent self-study activity is designed for physicians and nursing professionals at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry.
Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the learner should be able to:

 

  • Review the current data on emerging coronavirus
  • Discuss the identification and management of patients exposed to coronavirus



CME/CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare. 
This activity is jointly-provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CME University.
Physicians
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CME University. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician Assistants
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.
Nursing
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 1.0 contact hour.
FL Nursing
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is approved as a provider of continuing education through the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560.

This activity is awarded 1.0 contact hour.
Nurse Practitioners

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and CME University. 


AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number: 030803.

 

This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour which includes 0 hour(s) of pharmacology. Activity ID # 22053

 

This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Method of Participation
In order to receive credit, participants should read the entire downloadable monograph. Once you have read the monograph, you will continue to the online self-assessment test and evaluation. You must score at least 70% on the self-assessment test to receive credit. AKH Inc. allows for one (1) re-test at no additional charge; additional re-tests must be purchased again at the full cost. Certificates will be available in your transcripts upon successful completion of the self-assessment test and evaluation. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at [email protected]
Faculty

Steven B. Deitelzweig, MD

Professor of Medicine

University of Queensland

Ochsner Clinical School

System Chairman of Hospital Medicine

Medical Director of Regional Business Development

Ochsner Health System

New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Dr. Deitelzweig discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

 

Margaret V. Clark, MSc, RN, RRT - NPS, CMPP discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

Reviewers

Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN – Lead Nurse Planner discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

 

Bernadette Makar, MSN, APRN-BC, NP-C - Nurse Planner discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

 

AKH staff, planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Commercial Support
This activity is not supported by a commercial educational grant.
Required Hardware / Software
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Other additional software may be required such as PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Feb 05, 2020 to Feb 05, 2022
Cost: $40.00
Credit Offered: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Credit
1 ANCC Credit
2 AANP Credits
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