COVID-19 to be discussed at annual R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship

Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., and Paul S. Schulz, M.D., will cover the most recent information on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and therapies, as well as current clinical recommendations.

Infectious diseases specialists Kristina A. Bryant, M.D., and Paul S. Schulz, M.D., will discuss the latest on COVID-19 at the 23rd R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship to be livestreamed Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021, from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. EDT.

Drs. Bryant and Schulz will cover the most recent information on the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines and therapies, as well as current clinical recommendations.

Attendees will have an opportunity to submit questions for discussion. Drs. Schulz and Bryant are associated with Norton Infectious Diseases Institute Long-term COVID-19 Care Clinic, which serves adult patients. Dr. Bryant also is involved with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Follow-up Clinic, which serves pediatric patients. Teams of specialists at these clinics provide care for patients who continue to experience side effects after battling the coronavirus. Additionally, Dr. Bryant serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases. This committee monitors current developments in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases and develops and reviews policy recommendations on the use of vaccines.

The 2021 R. Dietz Wolfe Award will be given to Don A. Stevens, M.D., medical oncologist and director of the Hematologic Malignancy Program at Norton Cancer Institute. The award is presented to physicians who have made a significant contribution to their field and to the community in the realm of continuing medical education.

Registration

This program will be livestreamed, allowing attendees the opportunity to ask speakers questions. Registration is required so that the meeting link can be sent to participants.

Online at NortonCME.com


Call (502) 629-1234, option 4

Continuing education credits

Physicians

American Medical Association

Accreditation: Norton Healthcare is accredited by the Kentucky Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Norton Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP has reviewed the 23rd R. Dietz Wolfe, M.D. Lectureship: COVID-19: Where Are We Now? and deemed it acceptable for up to 1.25 Online Only, Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 08/25/2021 to 08/25/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Internal Medicine Credits

Successful completion of this CME Activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

American Board of Pediatrics

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

For information related to CME, contact the Norton Healthcare Center for Continuing Medical, Provider and Nursing Education at (502) 446-5955 or cme@nortonhealthcare.org.

Nurses

This nursing and nurse practitioner continuing professional development activity has been approved by the South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credential Center’s Commission on Accreditation for 1.0 contact hour.

For information related to nursing credits, contact Sally Sturgeon, DNP, SANE, R.N., at (502) 446-5889 or sally.sturgeon@nortonhealthcare.org.


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