COVID-19: Omicron Variant

In this live, 45-minute Webinar, learn about the COVID-19 Omicron variant, including transmissibility, disease severity, and its impact on COVID-19 vaccination effectiveness.

Agenda

  • Key data on the COVID-19 Omicron variant
    • Transmissibility
    • Disease severity
    • Vaccine effectiveness
  • Attendee questions answered by the faculty expert

 

*Submit questions in advance via email

Events

Date / Time
Event Details
2/2/2022
2:00 PM

Faculty

Faculty
Sharon R. Lewin, AO, FRACP, PhD, FAHMS

Director, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity
Professor of Infectious Diseases
University of Melbourne
Consultant Infectious Diseases Physician
Alfred Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital
Melbourne, Australia

Goal Statement
The goal of this program is to provide a comprehensive, agile, and highly accessible educational resource to improve ID specialists’ competence in providing optimal care for COVID-19.

Target Audience
This program is intended for physicians, pharmacists, registered nurses, physician assistants, and other HCPs who provide care for patients with or at risk of COVID-19.

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

  • Apply the most important study findings and guideline recommendations that inform best practices in screening, treatment, and prevention for SARS-CoV-2
  • Implement individualized care strategies for patients diagnosed with SARS-CoV-2 and those at elevated risk using authorized agents and regimens
  • Develop appropriate strategies to engage colleagues and the community in COVID‑19 prevention and vaccination interventions

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

Credit Designation

CCO designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.75 contact hours.

Continuing Pharmacy Education

CCO designates this continuing education activity for 0.75 contact hours (0.075 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. UAN: JA4008176-0000-22-013-L01-P

Type of Activity: Knowledge

Upon successfully completing the activity evaluation form, transcript information will be sent to the NABP CPE Monitor Service within 60 days.

Physician Assistant Continuing Medical Education

Clinical Care Options, LLC has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim commensurate with the extent of their participation.

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

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.