Summer 2021 Perspectives – CME Article – Long COVID
The post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, also known as Long COVID, are increasingly being recognized as a significant burden upon survivors. Much is still unknown but primary care physicians need education about evaluation and management with a symptom-based approach.
David Cennimo, MD FACP, FAAP, FIDSA, is a graduate of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School where he also completed a combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics residency, Internal Medicine chief residency, and fellowships in both Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Currently, Dr. Cennimo is practicing clinical infectious disease and infection control at the VA New Jersey Health Care System where he is also the Associate Chief of Staff for Education.
He is core faculty in multiple programs and Associate Dean for Education at NJMS where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Cennimo’s clinical foci range from HIV, tuberculosis, and emerging pathogens to vaccination implementation and infection prevention, including as a consultant to the NJ State Department of Health.
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This medical journal activity, Perspectives: A View of Family Medicine in New Jersey, from 1/1/2021 – 12/31/2021has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The article “Long COVID” is approved for 1 AAFP Prescribed credit.
- Describe the clinical spectrum of the post-acute COVID-19 sequelae
- Review possible etiologies and investigations that can guide therapy
The following individuals have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
Theresa J. Barrett, PhD, CMP, CAE
David Cennimo, MD
This activity is supported by an independent medical education grant from Novartis.
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