AsMA-MNF COVID-19 Webinar

AsMA, in coordination with the Mission-Next Foundation, is offering a webinar titled "Dispatches from the Front: A Third World War...It's All About the Air." The webinar will be presented virtually via Zoom Webinar on Saturday, February 26, 2022

This webinar is the first in a series of webinars designed to provide physicians and other preventive health professionals accredited Continuing Medical Education units to educate them on the rationale and science behind providing clean air in indoor shared air spaces for both COVID response today and future resiliency of infrastructure (including medical and transportation) tomorrow.

The Mission-Next Foundation is a veteran sponsored 501(c)(3) incorporated non-profit that partners with other veterans, value-driven citizens and ethically aligned scientists. Mission-Next is building sustainable relationships while building stronger and more resilient communities.

The Mission-Next Foundation sponsors the Independent Shared Air Strategic Research Board (ISASRB), Co-Chaired by Lt Gen (ret) Dr PK Carlton, Jr, the 17th Surgeon General of the US Air Force and Mr Jim Mathews, the President and CEO of the Rail Passenger’s Association and former senior editor of Aviation Week. Together with our partners, the ISASRB works to reframe and then win the War on COVID today and strengthen our nation tomorrow.

Details for the 26 February 2022 webinar:

Zoom Webinar
Part 1: 3:00 pm - 4:25 pm
Part 2: 4:40 pm - 7:00 pm

Registration: $25.00 without CME
Additional Fee for CME: $50.00
CME: 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Click here to register for webinar

Presentations Itinerary - February 26, 2022

  • 3:00 pm - 3:05 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks - Jeff Sventek, MS
  • 3:05 pm - 3:10 pm: Overview, Session Scoping, and our Leadership Roles as Professionals - Paul Nelson, MD, MPH
  • 3:10 pm - 3:25 pm: Adopt a Wartime Mentality – Lessons in Leading Change - Lt Gen (Ret) PK Carlton, Jr, MD
  • 3:25 pm - 3:30 pm: COVID Timeline - Robert Norton, PhD
  • 3:30 pm - 3:40 pm: Pathophysiology of COVID Transmission: Lessons from Past & Current Pandemics - Michael Coghlan, MD
  • 3:40 pm - 3:55 pm: Concepts of Ventilation - Ray Pentecost, PhD & Peter Lee, MS
  • 3:55 pm - 4:10 pm: A Clinician’s Guide to Indoor Air Quality – Dr Gerald Volcheck, MD
  • 4:10 pm - 4:25 pm: Scientific Review of Ventilation Technologies: What Does the Data Say? - Mark Ervin, MD
  • 4:25 pm - 4:40 pm: BREAK
  • 4:40 pm - 4:55 pm: Results from the Air University Survive to Operate Think Tank - Paul Nelson, MD, MPH
  • 4:55 pm - 5:10 pm: Putting it all Together: Implications for Transportation Sector Specifically - Jim Mathews
  • 5:10 pm - 5:20 pm: We Got it Wrong…Now What? - Lt Gen (Ret) PK Carlton, Jr, MD
  • 5:20 pm - 5:45 pm: Macro Trends Panel with a Focus on Built Indoor Environments: Transportation and Other - Jim Mathews, Lawrence Steinkraus, MD, Oshawn Jefferson
  • 5:45 pm - 5:55 pm: Wrap Up and Closing Comments - Lt Gen (Ret) PK Carlton, Jr, MD
  • 5:55 pm - 6:30 pm: Questions and Answers - Presentation Team
  • 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm: Boots on the Ground Practical Workshop for Public Health Officials - Michael Cuomo, MPH & Robert Norton, PhD

Designation Statement: The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Registered Nurses, EMTs, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers and other allied health professionals may be able to convert these CME units through contact with their state or national board education or licensure office.

Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and the Aerospace Medical Association. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Full Disclosure Statement: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by the Aerospace Medical Association are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity.
UHMS Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.