CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS 

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 the Morehouse School of Medicine and the Rotary Club of Emory Clifton.

 

The Morehouse School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians The Morehouse School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of up to 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit (s) ™.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.

This activity is approved for 5.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20094514. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Current and Future Directions of Health Care                          Patrice Harris, M.D. M.A.    

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1.  Name and briefly describe two historical trends that have shaped the current U.S. health care system.

  2. Identify three factors resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak that could influence the delivery of healthcare in the U.S. and potentially globally.

  3. List three factors that have the potential to shape U.S. and global health in the future.             

 

Impact of COVID-19 on Global Polio Eradication: Current                    John Vertefeuille, Ph.D.

Status and Future Global Directions

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. List three global health accomplishments of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI).

  2. Name two consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak that have impacted the GPEI.

  3. Explain three components necessary to reinitiate the GPEI and renew global push to end polio.

  4. List the implications, contraindications, and advantages to the use of the new polio vaccine to the effort to eliminate polio.

  5. State the impact that failure to end polio globally could have domestically in the U.S.

 

 

Impact of COVID-19 on Global Polio Eradication: Implications for             Carol Pandak, Ed.D.

Rotary International

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Name three major historical contributions that Rotary International has made to the effort to end polio.

  2. Describe the current activities of Rotary International to reinstate the global polio eradication effort and list three counties where these activities are being initiated.

  3. Describe two future factors that will need to be addressed by Rotary to end polio globally as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

 

The Legacy of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative: Pathway                   Steve Cochi, M.D

For Progress Against COVID 19

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. List three contributions to global health that the GPEI has made to enhancing global health.

  2. Name three consequences that could result if global PolioPlus vaccination programs are not effectively reinstituted and the impact on U.S. domestic health.

  3. State three contributions that GPEI has made that will enhance the global delivery of a future Covid-19 vaccine in less developed and medically underserved areas.

  4. Name three diseases elimination efforts that that have adversely impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak.

 

 

Progress During a Pandemic: An Update on                                         Scott Kozin, M.D.

the “New Polio” - Acute Flaccid Myelitis

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) and how this related disease become known as “the new polio”.

  2. List two approaches-pharmacological and non-pharmacological  in the treatment of AFM.

  3. Explain the advantages and limitations of 2 therapeutic approaches to the treatment of AFM based on select case presentations.

  4. Name the major impact of Covid-19 on the advancement of treatment of AFM.

 

 

 

Post Covid future of Cardiovascular Prevention                              Laurence Sperling, M.D.

                                               

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Name three complications associated with Covid-19 and the impact on the treatment of cardiovascular disease and name early recognition signs in patients.

  2. Explain how these recently described complications from Covid-19 have the potential to impact the prescribing of commonly used cardiovascular disease medications.

  3. Describe three effects of Covid-19 to therapeutic interventions to prevent or minimize the pathogenesis of select cardiovascular diseases.

 

 

 COVID 19: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow                                       Carlos Del Rio, M.D.

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Name three factors that influenced the transmission and prevalence of Covid-19 globally and domestically.

  2. Explain the current state of the Covid-19 outbreak listing two social influencers of the disease.

  3. Review the implications, advantages, and contraindications of three pharmacological interventions used in the treatment of Covid-19.

  4. Summarize the current status of a Covid -19 vaccine trials and name anticipated three factors that will influence acceptance and use of the vaccine

 

Care of Covid-19 Patient in a Primary Care                                           Ashley Blackmon MS, FNP-C

Setting

                                                                                                               

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Name two  techniques that can be used to rapidly identify high risk individuals 

  2. Name and explain three critical elements in the primary care and treatment of Covid-19 focused on patients residing in rural or underserved areas.

  3. Summarize the primary care treatment strategy for persons with preexisting medical conditions by listing two therapeutic regimens to minimize the risk of Covid-19 complications.

  4. Name three drugs used in the primary care of patients with Covid-19 and list their indications, contraindications, advantages and disadvantages in the treatment of this disease.

  5. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the various Covid-19 tests and name one advantage and one disadvantage for each test.

  6. Provide an update by naming two advances in the primary care treatment of Covid-19.

 

 

Becoming a Voice for Change: Serving on a                         Lisa Wright Eichelberger, PhD RN

Policy Making Board                                                                      

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Name three reasons why health care providers should become involved with policy-making  Boards related to prevention of disease.

  2. List two techniques that can be used to positively influence policy-making boards when making healthcare and/or disease prevention decisions.

  3. Provide two reasons why healthcare providers should be involved in policymaking boards that are shaping preventive strategies to limit transmission of COVID-19

National COVID-19 Resiliency Network                               Brittaney J. Bethea, MPH, CCPH

Communication, Technology and Community Engagement

to Mitigate the Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Communities

 

At the conclusion of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Understand the goal and objectives of the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network

  2. Identify the demographic characteristics of the populations the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network will initially target.

  3. Name and describe the seven-step approach to community-based prevention marketing that the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network applies

  4. Name and describe the Morehouse School of Medicine PETAL Framework for transforming healthcare organizations and communities

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Annual Polio and Health Symposium 2020

Saturday, September 26, 2020

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