⚠️ ATTENTION! This course will be discontinued and removed from the platform at the end of its credit term. Please complete the course before July 13, 2022.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CME Consultants and Medmastery GmbH. CME Consultants is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
CME Consultants designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Identify the important measurements used to determine the validity of a diagnostic test and apply these to COVID-19 tests
- Master the most common assays used to diagnose COVID-19
- Recognize the advantages and limitations of RT-PCR, serology, and antigen testing for diagnosing COVID-19
- Identify how RT-PCR results change over time, based on the stage of disease
- Recognize the most common features of COVID-19 on CT scan
- Track the progression of disease over time using CT
This activity is geared to meet the educational requirements of Intensive Care Residents, Intensivists, Internal Medicine Residents, Internists, Hospitalists, Intensive Care Residents, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.
This activity encompasses the following desirable physician attributes: Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Professionalism, Practice-Based Learning & Improvement, and Systems-Based Practice.
The presentational method for this activity is Lecture.
Instructions for participation
Each participant must watch all the video lessons, successfully pass all quizzes of this activity with a grade of 70% or higher and complete a post-evaluation form. Once completed, your certificate will be made available immediately for download. If you receive a score of 69% or less, you may retake the quiz until successful.
Hardware and software requirements
Medmastery requires a modern Web browser (Internet Explorer 10+, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome) and the latest version of Adobe Flash. Moreover, a PDF-Reader is required in order to view certain downloads. For questions or technical support, please contact [email protected]om.
The following planners for this activity have stated they have no relevant financial relationships: Franz Wiesbauer, MD, MPH; Elana Pearl Ben-Joseph, MD; Jessica Caporuscio; Asha Daigle; Clemens Lang, MD; Tori O’Daniel; Laura Pacey, PhD; Jessica L. Phillips, MD; Anna Wonnerth, MD; William T. Choctaw, MD, JD; Harold D. Damuth, Jr., MD; Lester Holstein, MD; Michael Marchiano, MD; Nancy Williams; and Priscilla Graham.
Franz Wiesbauer, MD, MPH and Osamah Alwalid, MBBS, MMed have nothing to disclose. The course content has been peer-reviewed for content validity and found to be evidenced-based, fair, balanced, and free from commercial bias.
July 13, 2020.
This activity is valid for credit through July 13, 2022.