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Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus

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Part 2 of 2: The Relationship Between Clinician Wellness and Patient Outcomes

In this second half of the two-part episode, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
February 23, 2021

Part 1 of 2: The Relationship Between Clinician Wellness and Patient Outcomes

In this first half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
February 16, 2021

Part 1 of 2: The Relationship Between Clinician Wellness and Patient Outcomes

In this first half of a two-part conversation, Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue interviews Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD and Dr. Jay Kaplan about the importance of wellness for medical caregivers and the effect that it has on patients. Their discussion notes the clinical areas most at risk for burnout as well as how to prevent and treat it. They also identify actions that caregivers can take to embed self-care within their daily routines.   Both Dr. Weichenthal and Dr. Kaplan are involved in national programs focused on clinician wellness.   Dr. Jay Kaplan, MD is the Medical Director of Care Transformation for LCMC Health in New Orleans. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center and is the attending emergency physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at the University Medical Center New Orleans. Dr. Kaplan is a past President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and current national faculty for ACEP, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience for the past several years.   Dr. Lori Weichenthal, MD, FACEP, RYT is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Medical Education at UCSF Fresno. She is also the Associate Program Director of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine. Her expertise in wellness stems from developing curriculum and support services for trainees.   Hosted by: Dr. MJ Erickson-Hogue, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions    Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
February 16, 2021

The Path to a Timely, Safe and Effective COVID-19 Vaccine

In this episode, Dr. Paul Offit and Dr. Margaret Trexler Hessen discuss the scientific underpinnings of vaccine development and get up to speed on the advanced COVID-19 vaccine candidates. They also speak about the realistic expectations for the COVID-19 vaccine and how hygienic measures will remain an important component of controlling the virus. Dr. Offit is the Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also the Director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Offit co-invented the RotaTeq vaccine and is co-editor of Elsevier’s reference book, Plotkin’s Vaccines. Hosted by: Margaret Trexler Hessen, MD, FACP, FSHEA, Director, Point of Care, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
September 21, 2020

Empowering the Healthcare Team: A Path for Resilience

In this episode, Dr. Bernadette Melnyk and Dr. Julibeth Lauren share insights and strategies on how to develop resiliency during Covid-19.  This discussion includes the impact on front-line clinicians as well as tools and tips for our own mental health.  Dr. Melnyk is an internationally recognized nurse practitioner, author, speaker, researcher, and expert in evidence-based practice, and currently is the Vice President for Health Promotion, University Chief Wellness Officer, Dean of the College of Nursing and Executive Director of the Fuld National Institute for Evidence-based Practice at The Ohio State University. Hosted by: Dr. Julibeth Lauren, VP, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing, Allied Health Practice & Patient Education, Digital Content, Elsevier Clinical Solutions Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
June 12, 2020

Treatment Options for COVID-19

In this episode, Dr. Borjan and Dr. Whitby discuss a wide range of treatment options for COVID-19, and what we currently know based on available studies. Discussion includes therapies with proposed antiviral activity, use of convalescent plasma, and agents being used to address cytokine storm. They also touch on use of anticoagulants, nutritional support, and other supportive care measures. Jovan Borjan, PharmD, BCIDP is the Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Infectious Diseases at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas Hosted by: Dale Whitby, PharmD, Editor-in-Chief of Drug Information, Elsevier Learn more on Elsevier's Website | Health Podcast Network Follow on Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | YouTube
June 2, 2020

Expert Insights on COVID-19 with Elsevier

Experts share their invaluable insights into the mode of transmission and pathophysiology of the COVID-19 virus
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