Post-COVID-19 Syndrome: Theoretical Basis, Identification, and Management

Author(s): Kristine Anne Scordo, PhD, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP, Misty M. Richmond, PhD, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Nancy Munro, MS, APRN, ACNP, FAANP

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires May 03, 2024

Topics: COVID-19, MultiSystem

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NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Millions of individuals have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Although, most do well, many develop long term symptoms, such as fatigue, shortness of breath and mental fogginess. Health care workers must be able to recognize post-COVID syndrome, provide support to patients, and understand the basis of management. This article reviews the theoretical basis, identification and management of post-COVID syndrome

Objectives

  • Describe the theoretical pathophysiology of long term symptoms following infection with SARS-CoV-2
  • Relate post-COVID-19 symptoms to pathophysiologic mechanisms
  • Identify at least two strategies for managing patients with post-COVID-19 symptoms

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