Navigating Long COVID - A Comprehensive QA and Discussion for Healthcare Professionals
“Long COVID is an often debilitating illness that occurs in at least 10% of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infections.
More than 200 symptoms have been identified with impacts on multiple organ systems.
At least 65 million individuals worldwide are estimated to have long COVID, with cases increasing daily (Davis, McCorkell, Moore Vogel and Topol, 2023).
In this engaging session, our expert panel will navigate the complexities of Long COVID, addressing key questions and fostering an open dialogue to enhance understanding and share valuable experiences.
📆 Save the date and join us for an insightful session that promises to deepen your understanding of Long COVID, equipping you with the knowledge and tools needed to provide the best possible care for your patients.
In this free live webinar, we will:
- Empower healthcare professionals to actively participate in the discussion by providing a dedicated platform for asking questions about rehabilitation strategies tailored for individuals with Long COVID. Our expert panel will address queries, share insights, and offer evidence-based recommendations to enhance your clinical approach.
- Gain exclusive access to experiential data and in-depth case studies from the acclaimed Cornerstone Long COVID Program. Explore the program's success stories, unique methodologies, and transformative outcomes, providing a practical foundation for implementing effective rehabilitation techniques in your own practice.
- Reinforce the necessity for continuous education among clinicians interested in treating Long COVID. Challenge preconceived notions and foster a mindset that views Long COVID management its own specialized area of practice.
Save your seat for this illuminating webinar, where interactive learning, real-world insights, and a commitment to professional development converge. Elevate your understanding, broaden your skill set, and be at the forefront of providing comprehensive care for individuals affected by Long COVID. Register now to embark on a transformative learning experience that transcends boundaries and propels your practice forward.
This webinar is for all healthcare practitioners interested in learning more about long COVID.
MDCM, CCFP-EM, MPH, Emergency Physician at UHN, Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto
Jennifer Hulme (MDCM, CCFP-EM, MPH) is an emergency physician at the University Health Network and Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. She specializes in health systems and operations research, bringing proven interventions to scale and strengthening public-sector health systems to improve health equity. The first ten years of her career were spent working to improve quality and access to primary care in Mexico, India, Bangladesh and Timor-Leste, focused on reproductive, maternal and child health. More recently she co-led an operations research study of the scale-up of misoprostol for the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage in Mozambique. Now, Dr. Hulme leads a research, education and advocacy program aimed at addressing health disparities, with a focus on the burden of inequity seen in the emergency department. She co-chairs the Health Equity Committee of the Global Health Emergency Medicine group which brings together health professionals seeking solutions to improve outcomes for marginalized communities.
BScPT, Physiotherapist and Researcher
Adam is the clinical lead at Cornerstone Physiotherapy and is a Clinical Research Coordinator with the University Health Network (UHN) investigating Long COVID rehabilitation. 20 years of clinical experience combined with a masters of clinical science and a passion for incorporating new and innovative ways to help patients, Adam has been developing Cornerstone Physiotherapy's Long COVID program since May 2020. He has a particular interest in the science of recovery and investigating how clinicians can use data from wearables to guide patients.
Registered Occupational Therapist, Psychotherapy Practitioner
Sam has worked with people from all walks of life and she loves the diversity of experience and relationships that her job brings. She has eleven years of experience and worked in acute care medicine at several hospitals before working for six years at a community health center. Although Sam has worked with a variety of different patients over the years (acute care, geriatric pediatric), Sam has for the past three years specifically focused on supporting clients with psychological conditions including mild to moderate Anxiety and Depression, ADHD etc. Sam developed the Long COVID program at the Four Villages CHC and continues to provide one on one and group Occupational Therapy, Psychotherapy at Cornerstone Physiotherapy with the Virtual Long COVID program. Sam blends a scientific approach with a client centered and creative philosophy. She is focused on returning people to the activities in their life that bring them meaning ( ADLs, IADLS, Work) and activities that make them feel like a whole person ( leisure, fitness, social). Her approach to therapy is warm, client centered, trauma informed, compassionate, engaging and fun.
Sam earned her Bachelor of Kinesiology from York University in Toronto and a Master’s of Occupational Therapy from Curtin University in Perth. Sam has professional certifications in CBT, 1 &2, Mindfulness, Accept and Commitment Therapy and the Montreal Cognitive Status.