Medical Care During the Covid-19 Pandemic and its Variants Part 2
Part 2 of this CME Activity contains the following topics:
"Covid-19 vaccines & variants" - Dr. Birnbaumer
"PTSD & other mental health care during the covid-19 pandemic" - Dr. Myers
"Distance Learning in Covid-19" - Dr. Samadani
This Activity will be worth 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Know the changes in isolation and quarantine recommendations, including what do when vaccinated people are exposed
- Be able to discuss the variants and the impact on infection and vaccination efficacy
- Be able to explain the vaccines currently or soon to be approved
- Be able to answer common questions about the vaccines and their side effects
- Identify common side effects of distance learning, mental and physical
- Be able to advise patients and parents on possible solutions to help with the side effects of distance learning
- Diagnose common symptoms of PTSD and other mental health symptoms in oneself and others
- Apply principles of self-care by seeking out evidence-based treatment for disabling symptoms
- Be able to distinguish post-traumatic stress from post-traumatic growth
Dr. Birnbaumer is residency trained in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine and is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Currently a Senior Clinical Educator in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Birnbaumer was Associate Program Director there for nearly 20 years. Dr. Birnbaumer has presented over 2,000 lectures locally, nationally and internationally on clinical and educational topics, ranging from emergency medicine to teaching the teachers. She has received several national awards, including the Outstanding Speaker of the Year and the Outstanding Contribution to Education Awards for the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Myers is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn, NY. He currently serves as medical student Ombudsman and he is also a long-standing member of the Medical School Admissions Committee. He is the author or co-author of nine books and over 150 journal articles, book chapters, videotapes, book reviews, and letters on a number of topics in psychiatry. Dr Myers is a specialist in physician health and lectures extensively throughout North America and beyond. In addition to his academic responsibilities, he was in half-time private practice for 35 years and treated many medical students, physicians, and their families. He currently serves on the advisory board to the Committee for Physician Health of the Medical Society of the State of New York. He also conducts independent medical evaluations on ailing medical students and physicians.
Dr. Samadani has been a family practitioner since 1971; he is the past member of Board of Trustees Physician Insurance Company of Wisconsin and member Claims & Underwriting Committee, Chair Continuing Medical Education Committee, Pro Assurance Medical Liability Publically traded NY Firm. He has received board certification in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool, UK, in 1967, and certification in Child Health from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in London, UK, in 1968. Dr. Samadani has served in a number of leadership roles. He is the immediate past Chair of the Governor’s appointed Public Health Council, Department of Health and Family Services, Wisconsin. He is the Past President and Board member of the Wisconsin Medical Society, and served as the Chair of the CME committee for the Medical Research and Education Foundation. He served as President of the Wisconsin Medical Society Foundation and Chair of Finance Committee of the Beaver Dam Scholarship Foundation.
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- 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Islamic Medical Association of North America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IMANA designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.