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Preparing for a Future Pandemic: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic


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:
Christopher Cirino, DO, MPH
Duration:
53 Minutes
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Description

COVID-19 will not be the last pandemic we face. Recognizing the next pandemic and preparing for it will be necessary to the medical profession in the future.  In this presentation, Dr. Cirino explores the risk factors for pandemics and reasons for spillover.  He will also compare and contrast pandemic outbreaks in the last few decades with the COVID-19 pandemic.  Lastly, he will discuss the importance of surveillance, technology, and practical strategies in pandemic preparation. 

Objectives
•    Discuss the Risk Factors for Pandemics and Reasons for Spillover
•    Compare and Contract Outbreaks in the last few decades with COVID-19
•    Discuss the Importance of Surveillance and Technology in Pandemic Preparation
•    Discuss effective Strategies during COVID-19 in Addressing Pandemics
•    Conclude with General Themes in Pandemic Preparation

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. Christopher Cirino completed his residency at George Washington University in Washington, DC, after graduating from Ohio University's College of Osteopathic Medicine in Athens, Ohio. Dr. Cirino is board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He appreciates the chance to help patients overcome infections while identifying risk factors that impact their wellness.

In 2019, Dr. Cirino developed a website, Your Health Forum, now featuring more than 100 health articles for patients and the general population. He has published five health-related children's books and is preparing to publish two adult health books in the next few months. Dr. Cirino is striving to develop a health model that factors in behavior and maladaptive cycles as the impetus to disease and as a means toward patient empowerment in its prevention and treatment.

"I enjoy being a patient advocate and participating in the care of patients across multiple disciplines, and working with other physician groups to assist in patient care," Dr. Cirino explains. Dr. Cirino is married and has three children. He enjoys art, playing the guitar, writing, hiking, and traveling.

Dr. Cirino 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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