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Resources for Hospitalists on COVID-19.

Rapid Clinical Updates for Hospitalists: COVID-19

Overview

The impact of COVID-19 on the practice of hospital medicine continues to change daily. With constant clinical difficulties and questioning on how hospitalists should be incorporating emerging clinical data into daily patient interactions, SHM’s COVID Rapid Clinical Updates for Hospitalists series was created to:

  • Uncover COVID-19 -related topics of interest for hospitalists
  • Opportunity to discuss COVID-19 with peers across the nation
  • Stay up-to-date on the most recent developments in the treatment of COVID-19 patients
  • Focus on hospitalist-specific issues
  • Share clinical information and discuss its usefulness ‘on the floor’
  • Gain confidence in managing COVID-19 patients from admission through and beyond the discharge of patients
  • Explore patient cases of COVID-19
  • Earn CME Credit

Schedule

Join SHM members from across the nation as we navigate COVID-19 via biweekly virtual forums:

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines and Hospital Medicine

Feb 23, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST

Our experts will talk on the recently available COVID-19 mRNA vaccines and breaking down what they mean for hospitalists. We will discuss the features of each vaccine and their efficacy, highlight real-life cases centered around the vaccine, virus mutations, and audience questions.

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Clinical Updates in COVID-19 Management, 2021

Feb 25, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST

Our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy including remdesivir, steroids, and convalescent plasma, as well as highlight patient cases to exemplify best practices with COVID-19 patients and discussing questions from the audience.

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Strategies in COVID-19 Treatment

Mar 9, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST

Our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy including remdesivir, steroids, and convalescent plasma. With this knowledge, they will outline strategies that work to reduce mortality, minimize readmissions, and avoid intubation when managing COVID-19 patients. Patient cases will be highlighted, and audience questions will be taken.

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Complications of COVID-19, the Cardiovascular System

Mar 23, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST

Our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy including remdesivir, steroids, and convalescent plasma, as well as complications of COVID-19. This session focuses primarily on Cardiovascular Complications of COVID-19, such as myocarditis, vasculitis, MI, and stroke. Our experts will highlight patient cases and discuss audience questions to explore this topic.

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Complications of COVID-19, Cardiovascular and More

Apr 6, 2021 | 3:00 PM EST

Our experts will discuss the most recent updates on current therapies and their efficacy including remdesivir, steroids, and convalescent plasma. With this knowledge, they will outline strategies that work to reduce mortality, minimize readmissions, and avoid intubation when managing COVID-19 patients. Patient cases will be highlighted, and audience questions will be taken.

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Complications of COVID-19: Coagulopathy Related Thrombotic Complications

December 14, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. EDT

COVID-related coagulopathy, definitions and mechanisms including interpretation of d-dimers and when you should investigate for VTE

  • The risk of VTE with COVID, addressing rates with non-ICU and ICU COVID
  • Strategies for VTE prevention in the hospital as well as post-hospital VTE prevention strategies
  • Treatment of acute VTE in COVID, including diagnostic strategies, role for empiric treatment, and duration of treatment

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Non-critical Care Management

September 28, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. EDT

  • Evidence behind therapies – dexamethasone, remdesivir and other treatments
  • VTE prophylaxis given high risk
  • Antibiotic use
  • Convalescent Plasma

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Critical Care Management

November 5, 2020 | 2:00 p.m. EDT

  • Oxygen therapy
  • Ventilator management – timing, strategies and extubation
  • Proning and positioning 

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