August 5, 2021

Dealing with Delta: Critical FAQs
Survive & Thrive Guide™

Session Overview

As many experts predicted, we are experiencing surges and outbreaks of Coronavirus Delta Variant. It is much more contagious, lethal, and can really impact our young.

Join us to hear our experts answer the tough questions:

      • How bad is the Delta Variant?
      • What about masks and safe distance?
      • Am I safe even if I am vaccinated?
      • What if I am not vaccinated?
      • What about Long Haul COVID disease?
      • How safe are our kids from Delta?
      • What about booster vaccines?

We will provide a thorough update on how to keep your family and business safe through future surges.

Go to  https://www.medtacglobal.org/coronavirus-response/ for short videos covering the critical topics. Join as we focus on family Readiness, Response, Rescue, Recovery, and Resilience.

We offer these online webinars at no cost to our participants.

Webinar Video, and Downloads

Speaker Slide Set:

Click here to download the combined speakers’ slide set in PDF format – one (1) slide per page.

Complete Video:

Introduction:

The Coronavirus Community of Practice and our panel of speakers and reaction panelists were introduced. Emergency medicine, critical care, pediatric, law enforcement, and emergency response experts were complimented by youth, college students, and young adults who are members of the Med Tac Student Outreach Team.

The Science Behind Delta – WSJ Video:

An excellent video produced by the Wall Street Journal also found on YouTube entitled The Science Behind Why the Delta Variant Is Spreading COVID-19 Faster addressed the structural differences in the Delta Variant that originated in India. The film describes why the Delta Variant is such a powerful adversary.

Dr. Omayra Mansfield:

Dr. Mansfield, a physician leader and emergency medicine doctor from Florida provides a real-life view from the frontline. She tells an inspiring story about the power of nurses to influence each other to become vaccinated. She challenges us leverage the power of our great clinical leaders.

Dr. Chris Fox – The Delta Variant Briefing:

The Chairman and Professor of Emergency Medicine at UCI provides comprehensive briefing on the implications of the Delta surge. He provides the rationale for vaccination, masking, and family safe practices. He shares his personal experience of driving COVID safe practices in the Bahamas.

David Beshk Defines Role of the Chief Family Officer:

An award-winning educator and Med Tac instructor, David Beshk describes how families can engage their children in the COVID fight. How they can work together and turn the science into safety. He addresses how the Family Lifeguard checklist developed over the holidays to address the last surge can be applied to todays challenges.

Dr. Christopher Peabody – Delta Safe Practices:

The Director of the Innovation Center and an Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Peabody walks through the Survive and Thrive Guide courses we have produced. He describes how the principles can be applied to the Delta Surge.

Dr. Greg Botz – The Family Safety Plan:

A critical care doctor and Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at MD Anderson Cancer Center and University of Texas and Adjunct Professor at Stanford Medical Center, Dr. Botz addresses the nuances of how the Family Safety Plans developed for our audiences and our research results can be adapted to the Delta Surge.

Dr. Chris Fox – Key FAQs Answered:

Frequently asked questions such as are answered by Dr. Fox such as:

  • I had COVID – why do I need to be vaccinated?
  • Will booster shots be valuable?
  • What about Chief Family Officers – CFOs?
  • What about play dates for the kids and teenage events?
  • What about carpooling – what do we do?
  • Do we mask in grocery stores?

Closing Comments by Reactors:

Our team of professional caregivers, law enforcement leaders, emergency response experts, educators, youth, young adults, and very importantly our voices of the patients make their closing comments and provide their reactions to the presentations through the program.

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness:  Participants become aware of the best practices and science related to vaccines, variants, and safe behaviors as the nation reopens.
  • Accountability:  Participants will learn who may be accountable for actions that can be taken to help family members, friends, and housemates related to vaccines and reopening processes.
  • Ability:  Participants will learn about the concepts, tools, and resources that can enable them support their family and friends before and after they are vaccinated.
  • Action:  Participants will learn about the line-of-sight actions that will help them support those who will be vaccinated and safe practices on the path to the new normal.

To request a Participation Document, please click here.

The CAREUniversity Team of TMIT Global, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15996, will be issuing 1.5 contact hours for this webinar. TMIT Global is only providing nursing credit at this time.

Session Speakers and Panelists

Charles Denham, MD
Charles Denham, MD
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John Christian (Chris) Fox, MD, MPH
John Christian (Chris) Fox, MD, MPH
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Gregory H. Botz, MD
Gregory H. Botz, MD
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Heather Foster, RN
Heather Foster, RN
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Christopher Peabody, MD
Christopher Peabody, MD
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Brittany Owens, MD
Brittany Owens, MD
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William Adcox
William Adcox
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David Beshk
David Beshk
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David Grinsfelder
David Grinsfelder
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Paul Bhatia, EMT
Paul Bhatia, EMT
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Charles Denham III
Charles Denham III
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Jennifer Dingman
Jennifer Dingman
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