NP Alliance of Rhode Island

Virtual Symposium: Lessons in a Pandemic


Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 8:00am ET - 12:30pm ET
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Infectious disease, pathology, pharmacology, immunology


James McDonald MD, John Lonks MD, Timothy Flanigan MD, Karen Tashima MD, Ian Michelow MD, Jennifer Adelson-Mitty,MD

Credits Offered

This event offers 4.25 CEU credits to attendees (1.6 Pharmacology credits) .
Accredited by American Association of Nurses Practitioners.


Additional Information

Multiple perspectives of SARS-CoV-2 from advanced physician experts in the field. Update your knowledge and practice to prepare yourself and your patients.

Event Agenda

Virtual Symposium: Lessons in a Pandemic

Event Agenda

Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 8:00am ET - 12:30pm ET

All times listed in Eastern Time (US & Canada).
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Saturday, November 14, 2020

  • 8:00am - 9:00am

    Keynote Presentation

    James McDonald, MD, MPH: Chief Administrative Officer, BMLD Medical Director Center for Customer Services Medical Director Center for Policy Informatics and Communication Medical Director Overdose Prevention Program
    1.0 CE Credit

    Identify the challenges of COVID-19 in Rhode Island while navigating healthcare during a pandemic.

  • 9:00am - 9:30am

    Preventing COVID Spread While Caring for Patients

    John Lonks, MD: Associate Professor The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Director, Inpatient Infectious Diseases Consult Service Hospital Epidemiologist Miriam Hospital
    0.5 CE Credits

    Discuss interventions employed to protect the health and welfare fo both patients and the clinical workforce.

  • 9:30am - 10:00am

    Advances in COVID Treatments

    Timothy Flanigan, MD: Professor of Medicine infectious Disease Division of The Miriam and Rhode Island Hospitals and Brown Medical School
    0.5 CE Credits

    Describe the ongoing evolution of treatment choices in managing COVID-19.

  • 10:00am - 10:30am

    COVID Vaccine Update

    Karen Tashima, MD: Scientific Director of HIV Care of the Infectious Disease Division, Director of HIV Clinical Trials, Chair of the Miriam Hospital's IRB
    0.5 CE Credits

    Demonstrate understanding COVID vaccine: timeline to treatment.

  • 10:30am - 11:00am

    Pediatric COVID-19

    Ian Michelow, MD: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric infectious disease at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    0.5 CE Credits

    Develop understanding and knowledge of viral impact on the pediatric population.

  • 11:00am - 11:30am

    Long term Effects of COVID-19

    Jennifer Adelson-Mitty, MD: Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Attending physician at The Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Deputy editor: Infectious disease of Up-to-Date online medical decision support resource
    0.5 CE Credits

    Discuss and understand the impact of Sars-CoV-2 in the future

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm

    Panel Q&A Session

    0.5 CE Credits

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm

    Evaluation and Post-test

    0.5 CE Credits

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