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J-21: The COVID-19 “Long-hauler” Syndrome – Facts, Fallacies, and the Unknown

Learning Objectives
1. Define the term long-hauler for COVID-19 post viral syndrome
2. Assess the range of long-lasting symptoms that have been reported
3. Describe how long-hauler syndrome specifically affects the senior population
4. Relate experiences, symptoms, and successful practices of those treating these patients
5. Compare the differences between older and younger people experiencing long-hauler syndrome
1 Credit CME

A year into pandemic, the problem of “long-haulers” from COVID-19 has emerged to become a serious problem. While the expectation is that coronavirus symptoms resolve in 2 or 4 weeks, a significant number of patients, approximately 10% to 20%, have persistent and often debilitating symptoms. These symptoms may persist for a prolonged and undefined time period. This program will present a discussion of the "long-hauler" syndrome by those caring for these patients and also with the perspective of a physician who has been affected by this syndrome. An opportunity will be present for the attendee to question the presenters on how health care providers are treating and managing coronavirus long-haulers.

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Credit Designation Statement: The American Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Disclosure Statement: Unless noted, all individuals in control of content reported no relevant financial relationships.

If applicable, all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:

1 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;

1 Self-Assessment points in the American Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery’s (ABOHNS) Continuing Certification program;

1 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and

1 Lifelong Learning points in the American Board of Pathology’s (ABPath) Continuing Certification program;

It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC credit.

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