Overview

With the COVID-19 pandemic moving through the country, it is important for clinicians to have the most up-to-date information. Join this session with Dr. Peter Libby and Dr. Erin Bohula to learn about the cardiovascular complications of COVID-19 and how you can help patients facing these issues. 

Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/08/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published. 

Learning Objectives

  • Review the transmission and spread of COVID-19
  • Describe the clinical manifestations and COVID-19, including potential cardiovascular complications
  • List the pathophysiological mechanisms by which cardiovascular complications from COVID-19 occur 

Faculty

Peter Libby, MD

Cardiovascular Specialist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 

Erin Bohula, MD, DPhil

Cardiac Intensivist, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 

Disclosures

The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty: 

Peter Libby, MD 

No financial relationships disclosed.

Erin Bohula, MD, DPhil

Advisory Board for Novo Nordisk. Consultant for Medscape, Amgen, Novo Nordisk, and Kowa Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

 

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

CME/CE Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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