Triage, Treatment, and Discharge: Care of the hospitalized patient with COVID-19

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. 

Target Audience

This training is for respiratory therapist, physicians, and nurses.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe the triage and assessment of disease severity in patients presenting to the hospital with COVID-19.

2. Identify the inpatient process of care regarding medical treatments and respiratory support for COVID-19 patients. 

3. Discuss the discharge plan and documentation principles of COVID hospitalization.

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
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  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
04/01/2021
Course expires: 
02/28/2022
Cost:
$0.00
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Benjamin Freda, DO
Division of Hospital Medicine 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bay Path University Physician Assistant Program

Lauren Westafer, DO, MPH, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the presenters for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

None of the planning committee members for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.

 

In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC CRCE)
    This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063
    Course Enter code here
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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