Activity ID



February 26, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

Biological activity of vitamin D and its metabolites include, among other properties, potent antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects in vitro. In animal models, administration of vitamin D metabolites attenuates a variety of acute organ dysfunction, including acute lung injury. Observational data from patient cohorts support the potential therapeutic application of these findings. Specifically, lower circulating levels of vitamin D metabolites are independently associated with worse outcomes in patients with acute illness, including patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).


1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To identify the key insights or developments described in this article


Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Coronavirus (COVID-19), Critical Care Medicine


Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit



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