Posted: April 28, 2020

Outpatient Management of COVID-19


The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education developed a freely available webcast, “Outpatient Management of COVID-19”. The stated objectives are to:

  • Identify the appropriate timing to discontinue isolation
  • Identify the key resources needed at the time of discharge
  • Prepare primary care offices for patient management of patients during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Manage COVID-19 patients not needing hospitalization
  • Understand the basic diagnostic approach to COVID-19 patients
  • Describe testing strategies for pandemic scenarios and consider the challenges associated with them
  • Identify practical home isolation recommendations for persons with COVID-19 
  • Describe effective cleaning and disinfection within the home of a person with COVID-19


Leisl Ashbaugh, The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education


Learner Audience

Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional


Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice Based Learning and Improvement, Professionalism, Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning-Asynchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Self-Directed Learning
Patient Presentation-Faculty


Ambulatory, Outpatient, Patient Education, Pandemic, COVID-19, Respiratory, Home Isolation, Infection Control