UPDATE 7/1/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Dr. Auwaerter updates us on COVID-19 and answers your questions. Topics covered:Dr. Auwaerter updates us on COVID-19 and answers your questions. Topics covered:

  • Advising patients on travel 
  • Antibody seroprevalence 
  • Time from exposure to positive test 
  • JAMA Greek colchicine study 
  • Using low dose radiation to combat the cytokine storm 

UPDATE 6/26/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Dr. Paul Auwaerter interviews Dr. Kathleen Page about the impact COVID-19 has had on minority populations.

  • Why have minority populations been more affected by COVID-19?
  • The impact of comorbidities
  • Public health messaging
  • The importance of trust and communication

UPDATE 6/10/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Dr. Auwaerter updates us on COVID-19 and answers your questions. Topics covered:

  • Best methods of transmission prevention
  • Asymptomatic transmission – mixed messages
  • Survey results: messaging, trust, and ethnic impact
  • Therapeutics update
  • COVID-19 weakening?
  • Reopening schools
  • Blood type and risk of infection

UPDATE 6/5/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Sue Hansen, MSN, RN discusses what we’ve learned from COVID-19 and lessons for the future:

  • Required training and support for staff
  • Infection prevention, control and testing
  • How to run a code blue 
  • Post-acute care, and
  • Performing non-emergent operations

UPDATE 6/3/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

Dr. Auwaerter updates us on COVID-19 and answers your questions. Topics covered:

  • Super spreader events
  • What is reproduction number (R0) and dispersion factor (k)?
  • Re-opening offices and churches
  • Herd immunity
  • COVID-19 causes of death
  • Vaccines in development

UPDATE 5/29/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

In this update for clinicians caring for patients with COVID-19, Sue Hansen, MSN, RN discusses what we’ve learned from COVID-19 and lessons for the future:

  • Emergency planning
  • Capacity management
  • Supplies
  • Clinical course of COVID-19
  • PPE care at home
  • Nursing students return to hospitals

UPDATE 5/22/2020 – COVID-19: Keeping Up With A Moving Target

In this update for clinicians caring for patients with COVID-19, Sue Hansen, MSN, RN discusses the challenges of repurposing PPE:

  • How do you reuse PPE? Any CDC guidance?
  • How do you doff and store for reuse?
  • What about donning for the next use?
  • School’s open. What about PPE in the clinic?