COVID's Lasting Impact

Migrant Clinicians Network

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Addressing COVID-19 in Special Populations with Underlying Co-Morbidities | COVID's Lasting Impact
Jan 30 2024
Addressing COVID-19 in Special Populations with Underlying Co-Morbidities | COVID's Lasting Impact
How do comorbidities influence COVID outcomes? In this episode Dr. Susan Gaeta MD, FACP, Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will discuss the challenges posed by co-morbidities, particularly for low-income and low-resourced populations such as migrants and immigrants. Clinicians will learn about strategies for screening, prevention, and treatment of patients with COVID and underlying co-morbidities such as hypertension, diabetes, some cancers, asthma, and other conditions. They will also learn as how the prioritization of preventative measures, vaccination, early treatment, and other strategies can impact health outcomes for patients with underlying co-morbidities and the needs of members of special populations. Listen to this episode, access resources and more on the MCN Podcast webpage: Addressing COVID-19 in Special Populations with Underlying Co-Morbidities Connect with MCN on our website: ⁠⁠www.migrantclinician.org/signup⁠ Resources Updates to Bivalent COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility | Migrant Clinicians Network FAQ: COVID-19 and Migrant, Immigrant, and Food & Farm Worker Patients | Migrant Clinicians Network COVID-19 Vaccine Awareness Campaign Resources | Migrant Clinicians Network The COVID-19 Pandemic | Migrant Clinicians Network --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/on-the-move-mcn/support
Uso de prácticas de higiene industrial para prevenir y controlar COVID-19 y otras enfermedades infecciosas en el ámbito ambulatorio | COVID's Lasting Impact
Dec 11 2023
Uso de prácticas de higiene industrial para prevenir y controlar COVID-19 y otras enfermedades infecciosas en el ámbito ambulatorio | COVID's Lasting Impact
¿Cómo podemos proteger a los empleados, colegas y pacientes de las enfermedades infecciosas transmitidas a través del aire? La pandemia COVID-19 y otras enfermedades infecciosas que se transmiten por aire han traído la necesidad de revisar, mejorar e implementar los controles de infección. En este episodio, la Dra. Marysel Pagán Santana quien es directora de salud ambiental y ocupacional y, gerente principal de programas de MCN en Puerto Rico, y; nuestra anfitriona y miembro de la Junta Directiva, la Dra. Eva Gálvez, hablarán sobre las estrategias que existen para proteger a las personas de las exposiciones y sobre cómo mejorar la calidad del aire tanto en nuestros hogares como en el trabajo. Los proveedores de servicios de salud aprenderán cuáles son las estrategias de control disponibles, su costo, cómo pueden implementarse y sobre las ventajas y desventajas económicas que pueden enfrentar las poblaciones que sirven los proveedores a la hora de implementar estos controles de infección. Listen to this episode, access resources and more on the MCN Podcast webpage: Uso de prácticas de higiene industrial para prevenir y controlar COVID-19 y otras enfermedades infecciosas en el ámbito ambulatorio Connect with MCN on our website: ⁠www.migrantclinician.org/signup Resources Ventilation and COVID-19 Resources | Migrant Clinicians NetworkRespirators and Masks Resources | Migrant Clinicians NetworkWelcome to Migrant Clinicians Network | Migrant Clinicians NetworkDr. Eva Galvez (Host) Contact: Email - egalvez@vgmhc.org ; LinkedIn – Eva Galvez | LinkedInDr. Marysel Pagan-Santana (Guest): Twitter (X) - Dr. Marysel Pagán-Santana (@MaryselPagan) / X (twitter.com)List N Tool: COVID-19 Disinfectants | US EPAEnglish webinar: Using Industrial Hygiene Practices to Prevent and Control COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases | Migrant Clinicians NetworkSpanish webinar: Uso de prácticas de higiene industrial para prevenir y controlar el COVID-19 y otras enfermedades infecciosas | Migrant Clinicians Network --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/on-the-move-mcn/support
The Evolution of COVID-19: Moving Treatment to the Primary Care Setting | COVID's Lasting Impact: Caring for Immigrant, Migrant and Asylee Patients
Aug 2 2023
The Evolution of COVID-19: Moving Treatment to the Primary Care Setting | COVID's Lasting Impact: Caring for Immigrant, Migrant and Asylee Patients
How can clinicians prepare for the diagnosis, intervention, and treatment of COVID-19 to be primarily addressed in the outpatient setting? In this episode Dr. Trinidad Solis, MD, MPH, Deputy Health Officer at Fresno County Department of Public Health, will address the clinical presentation of COVID-19 with a particular focus on addressing the needs of high-risk, vulnerable patients who may not have access to health care outside the outpatient setting. The discussion will include strategies to evaluate the severity of illness with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 as well as factors impacting the risk of progression to severe disease, and COVID-19 treatment options. Clinicians will learn about the evolving recommendations for treatment and management of COVID-19 for vulnerable patients in the outpatient setting. Connect with MCN on our website: www.migrantclinician.org/signup Find episode resources and links here: The Evolution of COVID-19: Moving Treatment to the Primary Care Setting | Migrant Clinicians Network For more information, visit: National Hispanic Medical Association WebsiteConnect with NHMA: Twitter / InstagramHispanicHealth.infoVaccinate for All/Vacunas Para Todos CampaignVaccinate for All Virtual Briefing Series The presenters can be reached online: Dr. Trinidad Solis: LinkedIn / Instagram Dr. Elena Rios: Website / Twitter / LinkedIn / Facebook / Instagram --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/on-the-move-mcn/support