Overview

Since the pandemic, there has been an increase in the number of individuals who have developed post-covid-19-related symptoms (many symptoms lasting weeks or month and the persons are identified as "long haulers").

Learning Objectives

  • Assess the neurological manifestations of COVID-19 infection.
  • Evaluate the potential neuropathogenesis of COVID-19 infection.
  • Interpret the demographics, co-morbidities, clinical presentation, neurologic symptoms, other symptoms, neurologic exam, and diagnostic testing observed in post-COVID-19 infected patients.
  • Recognize some of the resources for providing post-COVID-19 infection care to patients suffering from long-term effects.


Faculty

Igor Koralnik, MD, FAAN, FANA

Archibald Church Professor of Neurology
Chief, Division of Neuro-Infectious Diseases & Global Neurology
Davee Department of Neurology
Director, Global Neurology Program
Global Health Institute
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Disclosures

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Igor Koralnik, MD, FAAN, FANA: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.


MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 Medical Knowledge MOC point 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. 


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