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Multidisciplinary Insights on the Latest Strategies to Mitigate Risks in People with Obesity and COVID-19

Join us for a live, 1-hour interactive webinar where expert faculty review key data and strategies to reduce the risk of severe COVID-19 and long COVID in patients with obesity. After the meeting, download the associated slide set and a patient resource. Sign up now!

Registered Nurses: 1.00 Nursing contact hour

Physicians: maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This event has expired. No longer available for credits.

Who Should Attend

The primary target audiences for this educational activity include internal medicine/family medicine/primary care providers (MDs, NPs, PAs), endocrinologists, cardiologists, and other HCPs who manage people with obesity/metabolic syndrome who are at risk for severe acute and long-term complications from COVID-19. 

Time and location

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)

Virtual

Faculty
Rasika Karnik, MS, MD

Assistant Professor
Division of Primary Care, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Chicago
Medical Director
Post-Covid Recovery Clinic
Chicago, Illinois

Donna H. Ryan, MD

Professor Emerita
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Renslow Sherer, MD

Professor of Medicine
Section of Infectious Diseases and Global Health
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Agenda

Introduction

Converging Obesity and COVID-19 Pandemics

Role of Vaccines and Antiviral Therapy

Managing COVID-19 in the Outpatient Setting

Optimizing Prevention and Management of COVID-19 in Obesity/Metabolic Syndrome

Conclusion and Key Takeaways

Question and Answer Session

CME/CE Info

Goal Statement
The goal of this program is to improve HCPs’ awareness of the risk of acute and long-term complications of COVID-19 in people with obesity and/or metabolic syndrome and to increase HCPs’ competence in appropriate management and prevention of acute and long COVID-19 in this population. 

Target Audience
The primary target audiences for this educational activity include internal medicine/family medicine/primary care providers (MDs, NPs, PAs), endocrinologists, cardiologists, and other HCPs who manage people with obesity/metabolic syndrome who are at risk for severe acute and long-term complications from COVID-19.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Counsel people with obesity and/or metabolic syndrome on the risks associated with severe acute and post-acute COVID-19 outcomes
  • Select the most appropriate prevention and treatment strategies for COVID-19 in ambulatory patients with obesity and/or metabolic syndrome
  • Incorporate strategies aimed at reducing the impact of healthcare disparities in the prevention and treatment of people with obesity/metabolic syndrome and COVID-19

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) is jointly accredited 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.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 1.0 contact hour.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest 
Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

Acknowledgement

Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC.

Produced in partnership with Practicing Clinicians Exchange.

Supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.

Contact Information

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Mailing Address:

 

Clinical Care Options, LLC
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 300
Reston, VA 20191

Additional Information

There are no fees required to participate in this activity.

Americans With Disabilities Act 
Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary). Please contact customer support prior to the live event.