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Critical Care and allocation of scarce resources during COVID

August 18

The panel based webinars will be Tuesday evenings at 6pm and the topics, panelists, and details will attempt to be reflective of contemporary issues surrounding the COVID19 pandemic. 

Topic for 8/18: The COVID19 pandemic as a respiratory virus has put an enormous strain on an already fragile healthcare system. The largest burden is on critical care professionals. We will discuss medical ethics, distributive justice, allocation of scarce resources, creating surge capacity, the psychological burden of being in the trenches, and the challenges of discussing end of life during an age of social distancing. 

You can register for the webinars . . . https://enroll.professional.ucsb.edu/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=33332506



August 18