An Update on AGPs: Lessons from the Pandemic & Implications for the Future (On-demand)

In this webinar, the speakers will review the emerging data on aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) with specific attention to studies quantifying aerosol generation and airborne SARS-CoV-2 concentrations associated with different procedures. The speakers will review the spectrum of procedures classified as AGPs, studies on health care provider infection rates associated with different AGPs, and the impact the current AGP framework has on daily operations in health care settings including testing requirements, isolation policies, and personal protective equipment for providers, staff, and visitors.

Please note: This webinar is for educational purposes only. The views expressed on this webinar reflect only those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the official views of SHEA.

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Target Audience

All Clinicians, Infection Prevention Nurses, Hospital Administrators, Epidemiologists, Public Health Officials, Anesthesiologists, Intensivists

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the mechanisms and risk factors for respiratory virus transmission
  2. Quantify the relative quantities of aerosol genration associated with different procedures
  3. Consider the implications of current data regarding AGPs for infection control policies including testing, masking, and use of airborne infection isolation rooms

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation
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Michael Klompas, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Disclosed no relevant financial relationships

David Rapoport, MD
Mount Sinai - New York
Consultant: Fisher and Paykel Healthcare
Clinical Advisory Board: Somnomed
Research Grant: Prosomnus

All relevant disclosures listed above have been mitigated.


Bernard Camins, MD
Mount Sinai - New York
Dr. Camins has no relevant financial relationships to disclose

Harjot K. Singh, MD, ScM, FIDSA
Weill Cornell Medicine
Dr. Singh has no relevant financial relationships to disclose


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Available Credit

  • 1.00 ABIM MOC
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation


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