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This training will focus on educational materials and patient resources. With a theme of inspiring hope and empowerment, we want to make sure that we empower patients to self-manage and that they have hope and a positive outlook on their condition.This training will be primarily conducted by Kristen Szymonik a trained respiratory therapist, and will focus on the educational materials on the COPD Foundation website.
  • American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
  • AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • ANCC Contact Hours
  • BCIPE Instructional Hours
This training will focus on triage, treatment, and discharge when caring for a hospitalized patient with COVID-19. This presentation will NOT address the care of the patient with COVID-19 that requires ICU support with Mechanical Ventilation and/or ECMO.Dr. Benjamin J. Freda,  DO and Dr. Lauren Westafer DO, MPH, MS were both involved in Baystate Health's response to COVID-19. They worked on the clinical guidelines, protocols, and review of the literature. Dr. Freda is a hospitalist, and Dr. Westafer is an ER doctor.