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COVID19 Guidelines and Guidance

COVID19

Explore this site to discover tools and resources to help during the current corona virus pandemic.

 

Donning and Doffing

Review best practices for putting on and taking off protective gear, clothing and uniforms. 

How to wash your hands

Review proper technique to hand washing. 

Covid19: An Update on Testing

The Medical Society of Virginia and its president Clifford Deal III, MD, welcomed Dr. Karen Remley, Senior Advisor for COVID-19 Response at the Virginia Department of Health, and Dr. Gonzalo Bearman MPH, FACP, FSHEA, FIDSA, Chair of Infectious Diseases at VCU at the latest MSV webinar for an update on testing and COVID-19.

Self Care

Take action to preserve your physical, mental, and emotional well-being during this crisis.

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Leadership Tools

Obtain tools to help guide others within your organization to take action and move in a positive and proactive direction.

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Additional Resources

COVID-19 Cardiology Coalition

We are writing to raise awareness regarding a new, free educational resource developed by a group of cardiology fellows spanning the US to educate peers and other interested parties on the cardiovascular effects of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 disease. 

 This effort emerged out of a broader network of cardiovascular disease fellows, the COVID-19 Cardiology Coalition (CCC), which was initiated as a text-based chat group to connect trainees for rapid dissemination of evidence pertaining to the disease, institutional response/protocols, and case-based discussions. Out of approximately 250 fellows in the Coalition, 60-70 donated their time towards developing a guide on COVID-19 & Cardiology in hopes that it might be helpful to others.

We invite you to please review the website where the guide is hosted: covid19cardiology.com

It aims to provide coverage of general and subspecialty cardiology considerations when managing COVID-19 patients and persons-under-investigation. All included information is curated and maintained to be as up-to-date as possible, with direct links to source material embedded throughout.

 We ask that you please consider distributing this message to your fellows, faculty, and other relevant medical professionals (including other program leaders nationwide) who may find this helpful for their reference. Any questions, comments, and/or concerns may be conveyed via the Contact tab on the website or via email at cardiocovidfellows@gmail.com.

Best regards,

 COVID-19 Cardiology Coalition Leadership Team

Covid19 Preop Assessment Guide

Resource provided to help screen and assess patients for surgery during the COVID19 pandemic.

Preop Assessment COVID

Protecting Your Family From COVID19

Mara Antonoff, a cardiothoracic surgeon at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Texas, takes us into her home and along to work to demonstrate the process she follows to help protect her family during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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