COVID-19 Update: Vaccines, Variants, & Myths

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Topics:
1. COVID-19 Update – Canadian Incidence, Hospitalizations, Deaths Trends, Myths
2. COVID-19 Variants – Transmissibility and Severity of Symptoms
3. COVID-19 Vaccine Update – How Variants Affect Vaccine Efficacy
4. COVID-19 Pandemic and Impact on Influenza in 2020
5. Excess Mortality in 2020

Description:
Since COVID-19 entered the global lexicon, our focus has rarely been on anything else. Since the virus arrived, the information available has been a roller-coaster of constantly changing scientific information as the best information became available on an almost daily basis. That information found itself regularly competing with, misinformation (inaccurate info), disinformation (deliberately inaccurate info), conspiracy theories, and political interference. We’ve invited epidemiologist and excellent science communicator, Dr. Katrine Wallace to review the most current scientific data.

Who Should Attend?:
• Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health Personnel in COVID Units
• RNs, NPs, RPNs, & LPNs in all acute, community, primary & long term care settings
• Infection Control Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses; Physiotherapists
• Dentistry personnel, Chiropractors, Physician Assistants, Dietitians, Pharmacy personnel
• Nurse Practitioners, Tele-Health Nurses, Healthcare Educators & Managers

Dr. Katrine Wallace, Ph.D

Dr. Wallace holds a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and has 15+ years of professional research experience in epidemiology, research design, pharmacoepidemiology, health economics, outcomes research, and biostatistics. She is currently working as an epidemiologist and adjunct assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health. Dr. Wallace also serves as a consultant to non-profit health organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and managed care companies. She has been an invited speaker in the US and internationally, and has presented research at over 20 scientific congresses. Dr. Wallace has also been featured in several mainstream media outlets such as; Good Morning America, National Public Radio, and Parade Magazine and is known for her popular social media channels where she is a science communicator. For more information please see her website.