Date & Time
Tuesday, November 2, 2021, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
449 The Use of Monoclonal Antibody for the Treatment of COVID-19*

During the COVID-19 outbreak, California Correctional Healthcare Service and California Hospital Association collaborated to redirect doses of monoclonal antibody to correctional facilities to treat high-risk patients who had contracted COVID-19. Providers found a decrease in severity of disease, hospitalization, and death. Learn when treatment with monoclonal antibody is indicated for COVID-19, and how to identify appropriate patients, obtain informed consent, safely infuse, and monitor this high-risk population.

Educational Objectives:

Identify eligible high-risk patients with COVID-19 who would benefit from IV monoclonal antibodies

Demonstrate understanding of the consent, treatment, and monitoring requirements for the use of monoclonal antibodies

Analyze the essential interdisciplinary processes needed to support the use of IV monoclonal antibody treatment in corrections

Level: Intermediate