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COVID-19 Update: Infectious Disease & Public Health Considerations for Primary Care (Webinar 2)


Tue Jul 21st 2020, 4:00 pm to Tue Jul 21st 2020, 6:00 pm


Developed and offered by OPDES in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen's University, Ontario, , Canada
Fee: $0.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

This webinar is free for healthcare professionals. At registration, you will be asked a few pre-session questions with a few post-session questions following the webinar.

Webinar connection details will be emailed to registrants on the AFTERNOON of Tuesday, July 21st. Register before 12:00 p.m. on July 21st.

By the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the medical evidence of the past 6 months regarding COVID-19 (e.g., best practices, study retractions, public misinformation, keeping patients safe)
  2. Discuss the upcoming vaccines and the future strategies available for confronting pandemics of this kind (e.g., what can be done to keep patients safe, mandatory mask policies)
  3. Discuss the transmission dynamics and what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 in the clinical setting (e.g., how to open up safely)
  4. Discuss the latest public health guidelines for COVID-19 (e.g., patient screening, expanding the checklists, the second wave, and managing risk)
Tue Jul 21st 2020, 4:00 pm

Infectious Disease Considerations

Gerald Evans, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Chair of Division of Infectious Diseases, Queen's University
Tue Jul 21st 2020, 5:00 pm

Public Health Considerations

Kieran Michael Moore, MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, DTM&H, FRCPC Medical Officer of Health; Program Director, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Professor, Department of Emergency and Family Medicine