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COVID-19 Current Therapies & Vaccines


Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

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MAOPS - Missouri
Faculty:
Joseph Carrington, DO, MHA
Duration:
1 Hour
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Description

In this lecture, Dr. Carrington will define and describe coronavirus infection and COVID-19 Pathology.  He will also discuss the evidence for the current recommended therapies for COVID-19.  He will address the various therapies and what the most up-to-date evidence is showing for each therapy.  He will conclude by discussing the current evidence regarding each of the COVID-19 vaccines. 

Objectives:

  • Define & Describe Coronavirus Infection & COVID-19 Pathophysiology
  • Discuss Evidence for Current Therapeutics
  • Discuss Past & Future Therapeutics
  • Describe Current Vaccine Evidence

Accreditation Statements:
The Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. MAOPS designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation.

Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (MAOPS) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditä.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Disclosure:
The MAOPS Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.

Grievance Policy:
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance.  Initially, all grievances should be directed to MAOPS Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee.  All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Council on Continuing Medical Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

 

 

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Dr. Joseph Carrington is an Iowa native and a graduate of Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He earned a dual degree, Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine and Masters of Healthcare Administration. He went on to complete his Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University - Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, located in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed a fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. He also served as a Chief Fellow and was awarded "Research Fellow of the Year" and "House Officer of the Year." Dr. Carrington is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

His research interests are in the inflammatory pathways of inhalational lung injury and recovery, including IL-6 and IL-10. His research was presented at the American College of Chest Physicians Annual Conference, where he was awarded for giving one of the top five presentations. He works at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa, as an Intensivist and Pulmonologist.

Dr. Carrington discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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