Treating Long COVID: Clinician Experience with Post-Acute COVID-19 Care
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This COCA Call will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020
For some people, the effects of COVID-19 can last well beyond the immediate illness. Patients and clinicians across the United States are reporting long-term effects of COVID-19, commonly referred to as long COVID. Symptoms may include cognitive difficulties, fatigue, and shortness of breath. In some patients, critical illness from COVID-19 may be the cause of persistent symptoms, but many patients with long-term effects had mild or asymptomatic acute COVID-19 infection. During this COCA Call, presenters will share their firsthand experiences with treating long COVID, focusing on the pulmonary, neurologic, and psychological aspects. They will also describe their experiences with establishing clinics that provide care for patients with these long-term effects.
Alfonso C Hernandez-Romieu, MD, MPH
LCDR, U.S. Public Health Service
Late Sequelae Unit, Clinical Team
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Jennifer Possick, MD
Associate Professor, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Allison Navis, MD
Assistant Professor, Division Neuro-Infectious Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai Health System
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At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following—
- Identify signs and symptoms of long COVID which occur after the acute phase of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
- Identify potential multidisciplinary teams for patient care.
- Describe common challenges to post-acute COVID-19 care.
- Describe examples of patient-centered, interdisciplinary post-acute COVID-19 care.
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