UPDATE 9/16/2020 – COVID-19 and Substance Abuse Part 2

Dr. Paul Auwaerter interviews Dr. Kathleen Brady about… *How providers can help treat substance use disorders *Resources for treating addiction *Using telehealth to deliver substance use therapy *Tips for helping patients recognize a substance use issue

UPDATE 9/11/2020 – COVID-19 Challenges and Opportunities

David Reif, MSN, RN, CCRN discusses challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and opportunities to overcome them. Topics:  *PAPRs, masks and shields *Family/caregiver presence *Special populations *Overburdened healthcare system *Communicating with international patients *Lack of technology 

MSM, PrEP, and STIs: The Clinical Perspective

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Both the on-going syphilis and HIV epidemics are highly concentrated among men who have sex with men. While PrEP has been proven to reduce HIV transmission, it is not designed to prevent sexually transmitted infections like gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia. What does the evidence say about reducing STI risk in MSM, and how can it be most effectively applied in practice? 

In this podcast, Dr. Matthew Spinelli — Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, ID, and Global Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital — takes us to the clinic to explain what providers can do to help their patients avoid acquiring and transmitting STIs. 

UPDATE 9/9/2020 – COVID-19 and Substance Abuse Part 1

Dr. Paul Auwaerter interviews Dr. Kathleen Brady about the impact of COVID-19 on substance abuse. Topics: *Substance abuse in the US *Impact on minority communities *Reasons overdoses have increased *The difficulty of funding substance abuse treatment centers *How Yale recognizes and identifies substance abuse disorder patients 

UPDATE 9/4/2020 – COVID-19 Challenges and Opportunities

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

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