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Virtual CME Program

COVID-19 Web Series Part 12: Vaccine and Testing Updates

In the twelfth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss the most recent information on COVID-19 vaccines and testing. This episode will review the mechanisms and clinical trial status of each vaccine currently in development and discuss recent literature comparing different sampling techniques in COVID-19 testing. Lastly, faculty will explore how pre-test probability is important to understanding test accuracy.

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/16/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published. 

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CME/CE Information

0 Credits - Not for CME/CE Credit

Release Date: 6/16/2020

Expiration Date: 6/16/2021

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the progress in creating an effective and safe vaccines for COVID-19
  • Compare different techniques in sampling for COVID-19 infection
  • Analyze how pre-test probability affects the accuracy of COVID-19 testing



Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS), Providence Heart Institute, Providence St. Joseph Health
Portland, OR 

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Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor
UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education
Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community
UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA  Learn More

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COVID-19 Web Series Part 12: Vaccine and Testing Updates

On Demand