UPDATE 9/2/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Dr. Auwaerter gives us an update and answers your COVID-19 questions. Topics covered: *“The kids aren’t alright”? *The keys to returning to school *Issues with remdesivir and convalescent plasma EUAs *Do masks only protect others? *Questions about the CDC testing guidelines

Bringing Telemedicine to the CF Clinic: A Success Story

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No-contact telemedicine to better protect CF clinic patients and staff during this pandemic may sound like a great idea, but is it even possible to institute? In this eCysticFibrosis Review Special Edition podcast, we find out how pulmonary and critical care specialists Dr. Dana Albon and Dr. Lindsay Somerville successfully brought telemedicine to their Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at University of Virginia Health.

UPDATE 8/21/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Arron Berry, RN, BSN, CCRN, PHRN, CFRN provides an update on proning and COVID-19. Topics: *Evidence showing benefits of proning *COVID-19 ARDS lessons learned *Proning in non-intubated COVID-19 patients *Johns Hopkins proning team *Complications from proning

Clinic Insight — Managing Chronic MS Symptoms

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Successful management of multiple sclerosis has gone beyond slowing disease progression and preventing relapses. Improving patients’ health-related quality of life by recognizing and addressing the pervasive chronic symptoms of the disease — spasticity, fatigue, depression, cognitive dysfunction — has become increasingly important. In this eMultipleSclerosis Review Podcast, Dr. Bardia Nourbakhsh from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine provides clinical insight into reducing the disease burden of these common symptoms. 

UPDATE 8/14/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Carrie Outten, MSN, RN, CCRN, ACCNS-AG & Sheila Miranda, RN, MS, CCRN discuss upskilling RNs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics: *Progressive care to ICU RN *Training, education, and support *Biggest challenges to upskilling *Maintaining ICU-level competency

UPDATE 8/7/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Precious McDonald, RN discusses transport issues during a pandemic. *Logistics: team, equipment, and oxygen consumption *Accessing supplies and medications *Challenges for the crew *How health care providers are adapting *Resources for additional supplies and personnel