In this episode of the Beyond Clinical Medicine podcast, clinicians at St. Joseph Medical Center in Washington State share their experiences managing COVID-19 patients from one of the hotbeds of coronavirus activity in the United States. TeamHealth’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jody Crane speaks with Dr. Nathan Schlicher, Regional Director of Quality Assurance; Tom Vascik, Regional Advanced Practice Clinician Director; and Dr. Aaron Laird, Facility Medical Director at St. Joseph Medical Center. They share valuable, first-hand experience and insights for clinicians dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Please listen and share with other clinical teams who may benefit from hearing this conversation.
Following is a timeline of the topics discussed during this 45-minute podcast:
3:30 – Patient arrival
7:00 – Screening and testing
14:00 – Assessing exposure and symptoms
21:50 – Inpatient issues
26:30 – Isolation options
29:30 – PPE precautions
33:30 – Top three recommendations
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