Live Interactive Webinar: Attend from your location (must have a laptop, desktop computer or iPad to participate)
This program will review the COVID-19 virus, what we now know and understand it to be. How does it effect the human body? Due to the evolving and changing information on this novel virus, this program will be updated as we learn and understand more. An extra hour of material has been added to the program which discusses vaccinations, how they work and what is available in 2021.
This class runs for three hours and is approved for NJ massage therapists, NJ chiropractors and dental professionals. A fourth hour addressing COVID-19’s effect on the oral cavity will be offered only to dental professionals.
This course is approved for NJ chiropractors because The Institute for Continuing Education is a Pre-Approved Provider/Sponsor with the NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners. This course is approved for NJ massage therapists under Section 13:37-4.2(a) (i)(xiii) of the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy regulations. The course is open to all others non-credit (other healthcare professionals may self-submit to their professional boards.)
Course will cover:
- What exactly is the COVID-19 (Sars-CoV-2) virus?
- How does it penetrate and invade human body tissues so efficiently?
- What are the systemic manifestations in multiple tissues and body systems (e.g. cardiac, coagulation)?
- Update on medical management of COVID-19
- Vaccinations – Using our body’s attackers to protect us
- Aims and Objectives Vaccine Immunization
- How the microbe is prepared and delivered to the human body
- Overview of how vaccinations work within the body
- Vaccine Immunization in 2021
- What are the vaccines currently available
- Which groups of people should receive vaccines
- COVID-19 Vaccination
- The two types of vaccines available January 2021
Instructor: Dr. Harold Cohen is currently a Professor Emeritus at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ. He ran a private general dental practice in Old Bridge, NJ with an adjunctive focus on Orofacial Pain & Temporomandibular Disorders. In his past role at Rutgers Dental, he oversaw dental care of medically complex patients. He now has significant interests centering on immunology and genetics, which will be significant to dental and medical diagnosis and treatment considerations in the future. Dr. Harold Cohen has no financial relationships relevant to this presentation to disclose.