Physicians' Update LIVE! Nov. 12th Broadcast for Physicians and Nurse Practitioners

Posted Thursday November 12, 2020

Posted By: Jeffery Satchwill

Category: General

While recently promising results have been publicized regarding an mRNA vaccine for COVID, the high number of active cases in the Ottawa area means that reinforcing public health advice remains the strongest course of action to contain the virus.

Join Associate Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Trevor Arnason, in Ottawa Public Health’s 5th LIVE! broadcast where he will share what you can do when your patients are diagnosed with COVID-19 symptoms and how to prevent transmission to others.

In addition to being a public health doctor, Dr. Arnason has worked as a family physician in urgent care settings, primarily for university/college students and young adults. Building on his experience with clinical encounters and to make charting in the EMR quicker and easier, Dr. Arnason has developed a mnemonic tool for healthcare providers for counseling people who have just been diagnosed with COVID-19 and probable cases.

Find out more about the “break the CHAIN” tool as well an update on the daily OPH dashboard on Physicians’ Update LIVE! Thursday, November 12th,  recorded for viewing at your convenience, on the YouTube platform. 

Physicians and NPs are invited to submit questions and /or topic suggestions to: Physicians.Update@ottawa.ca.

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Subscribe to Public Health Alerts for Health Care Professionals to receive our Physicians’ Update monthly e-bulletin. To contact Ottawa Public Health directly, call 613-580-6744.

Past webinars:  

Julianne Duern Bankley
Physician Engagement Lead
Ottawa Public Health

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