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Skilled nursing facilities experienced some of the first clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks in the United States. In this episode, geriatrician Lee Lindquist will discuss how the characteristics of COVID-19 and the policies surrounding testing contributed to the spread of the virus in skilled nursing facilities. She will outline practical policies that skilled nursing facilities can implement to protect their patients and staff, and stop the spread of infection within their facilities. Lastly, she will discuss opportunities for policy changes moving forward to prevent future outbreaks in these vulnerable settings. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer reviews how healthcare professionals in general, and increasingly during COVID-19, are vulnerable to suicide. The podcast identifies characteristics in health care professionals which increase vulnerability to depression and decrease the likelihood of asking for help. The clinician will learn four action items to help other clinicians and their loved ones dealing with mental stress during this pandemic. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer outlines how delivering bad news is a skill set that is necessary for clinicians. In a time when many families and patients face loss, this is an increasingly valuable ability. This episode reviews specific techniques to improve the delivery of bad news to patients. Understanding that giving bad news can cause increased vulnerability in the clinician, this podcast will also touch on how self-care after giving bad news is essential. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/27/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, geriatrician Lee Lindquist, MD will answer frequently asked questions about how COVID-19 is impacting older adults. She will explain some of the unique issues with testing seniors for COVID-19 and explore the challenges in long-term care settings during an infectious disease outbreak. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/04/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer will discuss how the unique situation that COVID-19 puts families in can increase the risk for child abuse and neglect. Without the resources of school and the increased economic pressures families face, there can be an increase in family dysfunction. She will outline ways that clinicians can be sensitive to the special needs of a child who may be struggling during this time and how to monitor for anxiety disorders in pediatric patients. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/11/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In this podcast, Dr. Shirah Vollmer will outline how certain symptoms are a manifestation of inability to cope with stressors. She will explain how previously well-managed patients who have learned to deal with their symptoms, may now face an exacerbation. Understanding how symptoms develop and putting them into context of the current situation will help both clinician and patient form a deeper alliance and thereby diminish patient suffering. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/04/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.