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This is by far the best COVID-19 webinar I have attended so far. Thank you all.

- COVID Corner Attendee

Overview

These sessions will provide an update on several aspects of the emerging COVID-19 pandemic. This will include current and up-to-date information regarding the disease, as well as the exploration of other medical areas affected by the pandemic. It will address the most recent information and direction from medical organizations within Alberta.

Grants

This program has received an educational grant from Alberta Health Services, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and Calgary Health Trust. 

Series
Calgary Health Trust

Contact

Alberta Health Services
CPSA

Even if you have registered for a past COVID Corner, you still need to register for next weeks' session in order to receive the webinar link. Each session can be found as an add-on within the main COVID CORNER registration page.


The COVID19 Pandemic - A Test of System-Level Physician Wellness

July 15

  • Describe how the existing system-level approach to physician wellness supported physicians during the pandemic
  • Identify gaps in the system-level physician wellness supports during the pandemic
  • Identify strategies for addressing gaps in physician wellness support, anticipating future crisis

Lessons Learned from the Last Three Months

June 24

  • Describe the impact of public health measures and our preparation for the second wave
  • Interpret the emerging evidence for anti-virals and disease-modifying therapies
  • recognize the challenges and timelines for a vaccine

COVID Consequences - The Shadow Pandemic: Impact on the vulnerable family

June 10

  • Describe the risk of substance misuse in adult and adolescent populations
  • Summarize screening methods and case finding tools for adult and adolescent populations
  • Identify the red flags of child abuse within virtual and limited interaction settings
  • Summarize resources and supports relevant for your patient population

There is no COVID Corner on June 3


From Your Nose to Your Toes: Atypical presentations of COVID-19

May 27

  • Describe the prevalence and importance of non-respiratory tract symptoms and manifestations associated with COVID-19
  • Compare atypical presentations of COVID-19 in adults and children

Re-establishing Continuity of Care during COVID-19, Part 2: Priorities and Partnerships

May 20

  • Recognize the importance of triaging patients for access to care
  • Summarize practical tips for effective virtual interactions between physicians (Specialist Link, Connect MD, Netcare Advice)
  • Discuss how enhanced primary care clinical pathways can guide patient management in their medical home
  • Demonstrate how partnerships between primary and specialist care can lead to improved system integration

Re-establishing Continuity of Care during COVID-19, Part 1: Planning and Preparation

May 13

  • Recognize the impact of COVID-19 on the care of patients with chronic conditions
  • Identify the measures to safely reopen clinics and outpatient diagnostic centres
  • Summarize practical tips for effective virtual care
  • Interpret advice from the CPSA and CMPA regarding care during the pandemic
CPSA

This program has received an educational grant from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta


The Critically Ill COVID-19 ICU Patient

May 6

  • Describe the epidemiology and clinical features of the critically ill patient with COVID-19
  • Describe an evidence-based approach to diagnostic testing and pharmacologic/non-pharmacologic management options for critically ill patients with COVID-19
  • Identify issues relevant to the recovery of critically ill patients with COVID-19
  • Summarize provincial preparedness for coordinating care of a large number of critically ill patients with COVID-19 including rural referrals and integration with large urban centres
CPSA

This program has received an educational grant from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta


A Comprehensive 360 Approach to Care of the COVID-19 Patient in the Community

April 29

  • Describe how Public Health strategies can be enhanced through collaboration with Primary Care Networks
  • Recognize how primary care is foundational for COVID-19 response
  • Incorporate the Primary Care COVID-19 pathway into proactive management of patients
  • Identify critical elements of the home to hospital to home journey and how they can be applied in your community

Care of the Hospitalized Patient with COVID19

April 22

  • Apply evidence-based knowledge to care for the hospitalized patient with COVID-19
  • Describe the clinical research studies available for hospitalized patients with COVID-19
  • Summarize the current MEOC recommendations for care of the COVID-19 patient

Managing Patient Anxiety and Mental Health Decompensation during COVID-19

April 15

  • Recognize the additional stressors created by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Identify clinical levels of anxiety
  • Summarize strategies for supporting the mental health of patients and their families
  • Describe the red flags of anxiety and decompensation
  • Identify resources for patients and families

Goals of Care, Palliation, End of Life Care

April 8

  • Commit to plan ahead with vulnerable patients and determine Goals of Care Designation that best fits patient’s values and is clinically appropriate/available
  • Describe key ethics considerations regarding the availability and provision of quality end of life care, palliation and Goals of Care Designations during the response to CoVID-19.
  • Utilize frameworks and just-in-time clinical tools and resources to deliver timely and effective palliative and end-of-life care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Clinical Updates

April 1

  • Describe symptoms of COVID-19
  • Discuss current testing procedures
  • Summarize current best practice as it relates to treatment

COVID March Update

March 18

  • Summarize current epidemiological data regarding COVID-19
  • Discuss COVID-19 viral characteristics
  • Describe COVID-19 prevention and treatment

COVID-19: Current Status

February 24

  • Summarize the epidemiology and natural history of COVID-19
  • Describe the current COVID-19 epidemic and virus characteristics
  • Describe testing and infection prevention methods currently in use and those being developed
  • Cite current information on patient treatment and vaccine development

COVID Corner Faculty

Planning Committee

Associate Dean, Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development & Physician Learning Program, University of Calgary

Program & Events Manager, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Calgary

Education Consultant, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Calgary

Medical Director, Rural Education, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development

Medical Director, Physican Learning Program, University of Calgary

Director, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Calgary

Professor and Assistant Dean, Personalized Learning, Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary

Managing Director, Physician Learning Program, University of Calgary

Medical Director - Family Medicine, Primary Care Engagement, Physician Learning Program

Quality and Safety Lead, Hospital Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Calgary; Provincial Clinical Knowledge Lead- Pediatrics, Alberta Health Services

Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Care Medicine Department, University of Calgary; Intensivist, Rockyview General Hospital & South Health Campus

Medical Director- Speciality Medicine, Physician Learning Program, University of Calgary

Business Specialist, Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development, University of Calgary

Such a great webinar. Great advice and resources. Thank You.

- COVID Corner Attendee