May 24: COVID Update: The Latest… & Beyond

$35.00

Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT/SK | 1100 CT | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

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

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Date:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Time:
0900 PT | 1000 MT/SK | 1100 CT | 1200 ET | 1300 AT

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The live webinar event if registering prior to commencement
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
• COVID-19 Update – Canadian data: Incidence, Hospitalizations, Death Trends
• COVID-19 Variants – what’s the newest information available?
• COVID-19 Vaccine data – what’s the latest?
• COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation as a risk factor for public health.
• What does the future hold? What is the new normal?

Description:
COVID – 19 has had a massive effect on our health systems, our knowledge of infectious mechanisms, vaccine development, and public health strategy. We’ve learned a staggering amount about COVID, but questions still remain. What picture do the current Canadian statistics paint for the future? Whats the current status of new variants? Is there a vaccine being developed that will provide more lasting and more effective immunity? Will we need perennial boosters? Does having COVID afford better immunity? What happens after public health strategies are lifted? What’s the chance of returning to the “old” normal? If not, what does the “new” normal look like? Please join Epidemiologist Dr. Kat for another compelling session session on COVID -19 for the latest information on the pandemic.

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.

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