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Virtual CME Program

COVID-19 Web Series Part 2: Reducing Risks in the Health Care Setting

In the second episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss the risks to healthcare workers associated with COVID-19. They will review current data on systems-based solutions to reduce transmission risk, the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE), and when to discontinue precautions in patients with resolved COVID-19.

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/09/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published. 


CME/CE Information

0 Credits - Not for CME/CE Credit

Release Date: 4/9/2020

Expiration Date: 4/2/2021

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the risk of COVID-19 infection among healthcare workers (HCW) 
  • Distinguish systems-based solutions to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection among HCW 
  • Evaluate the best use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the context of shortages and COVID-19 
  • Analyze the appropriate timeline for discontinuing precautions after COVID-19 infection resolves  


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 2: Reducing Risks in the Health Care Setting