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ISHLTv Recorded Webinars

ISHLTv_14 - The Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic: Rising to the Challenge


Mar 24, 2021 3:00pm ‐ Mar 24, 2021 4:00pm


Members: Free

Description

Session Summary: This webinar will provide an update on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on both ends of spectrum from infection prevention to management of severe disease. Speakers will summarize relevant clinical trial data from COVID-19 vaccination trials and what it means for our patients; and also discuss basic pathophysiology of COVID-19 related acute respiratory distress syndrome and new insights in management via extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).

Moderators:
Robin Vos, MD, PhD, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Stephanie Pouch, MD, MS, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

Welcome and Introductory Comments
Moderator 1

COVID-19 Vaccination
Emily A. Blumberg, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

This talk will summarize current clinical trial data, including effect on viral variants as well as impact on transplant recipients.

ECMO for COVID-19-related ARDS: Evidence and Patient Selection
Daniel Brodie, MD, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

This talk will explore the emerging evidence for the use of ECMO in patients with COVID-19-related ARDS and how this evidence informs patient selection.

ECMO as a Bridge to Lung Transplantation in COVID-ARDS: To Whom and When?
Marcelo Cypel, MD, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada

This talk will explore when to consider a COVID-ARDS patients on mechanical support for lung transplant assessment and to balance the decisions between the possibility of patient recovery with or without a transplantation.

Live Q & A with All Faculty
Led by Moderator 2

ISHLT Announcements
Greg Schultz, CEO, ISHLT, Addison, TX, USA


ISHLTv Webinar: The Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic - Rising to the Challenge
Date of CE Release: March 24th, 2021
Date of CE Expiration: March 23, 2022
Location: Online


Acknowledgement of Financial and/or In-Kind Commercial Support
No financial or in-kind commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Satisfactory Completion
Learners must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

Physicians
Accreditation Statement - The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement - ISHLT designates this live virtual activity for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
custom imageIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and the International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live virtual activity for 1.00 contact hours for nurses.

Transplant Coordinators
As a designated Approved Provider by the American Board for Transplant Certification (ABTC), the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation grants up to 1.00 Category 1 Continuing Education Points for Transplant Coordinators (CEPTCs) for this offering. CEPTC Approval Number: 221-24.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as approved accreditors and allow reciprocity for AANPCP continuing education credit.

Objectives - After attending this program, you should be able to:
1. Discuss current clinical trial data, including effect on viral variants as well as impact on transplant recipients. 
2. Discuss the emerging evidence for the use of ECMO in patients with COVID-19 related ARDS and how this evidence informs patient selection.
3. Discuss when to consider a CODIV-ARDS patients on mechanical support for lung transplant assessment and to balance the decisions between the possibility of patient recovery or without a transplantation.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest
The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved. (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed below.

First Name

Last Name

Commercial Interest:Relationship

Emily

Blumberg

Nothing to disclose

Dan

Brodie

ALung Technologies: Research Grant Site Principle Investigator
Xenios: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
Baxter: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
Abiomed: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
Hemovent: Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member

Jenny

Clark   

Nothing to disclose

Marcelo

Cypel

Lung Bioengineer/Unithed Therapeutics: Consultant
XOR labs Toronto: Stock Shareholder
XVivo Perfusion: Research Grant Overall Principle Investigator

Sheryl

Morgan

Nothing to disclose

Susie

Newton

Nothing to disclose

Stephanie

Pouch

Nothing to disclose

Greg

Schultz

Nothing to disclose

Robin

Vos

Nothing to disclose

How to Get Your Certificate

  1. Go to http://workshop-evaluator.herokuapp.com/evaluation/8680
  2. Evaluate the meeting.
  3. Print all pages of your certificate for your records.

Questions? Email Certificate@AmedcoEmail.com

Contact Information

If you have questions regarding this enduring material activity, please contact Jenny at jenny.clark@ishlt.org


Speaker(s):

  • Robin Vos, MD, PhD, Leuven, Belgium<p></p>, University Hospitals Leuven
  • Stephanie Pouch, MD, Atlanta, GA, USA<p></p>, Emory University
  • Emily Blumberg, MD, Philadelphia, PA, USA<p></p>, University of Pennsylvania
  • Daniel Brodie, MD, New York, NY, USA<p></p>, Columbia University
  • Marcelo Cypel, MD, Toronto, ON, Canada<p></p>, University Health Network
  • Greg Schultz, CEO<br>Addison, TX, USA<p></p>, International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

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