Midwest Annual Conference

Rosemont, IL | October 10-13, 2018

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

ConnectED: Current Concepts in the Management of Influenza: What You Should Know to Reduce the Burden of Disease

Description

Annual fluctuations in the efficacy of the influenza vaccine leave many at risk for serious illness, and recently, Americans suffered one of the worst influenza outbreaks in almost a decade. It is important for clinicians to diagnose influenza quickly and provide guideline-based treatment. During this session, the speakers will provide practical, evidence-based strategies to use antiviral medications to reduce the burden of influenza.

Learning Objectives

Diagnose and promptly treat influenza in accordance with national guidelines and emerging evidence

Appropriately utilize approved antiviral medications to better treat influenza based on efficacy and safety data, so as to reduce the symptoms, prevent associated complications, and reduce the burden of disease


Syllabus

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Speakers

Michael Angarone, DO

Dr. Angarone is an Infectious Disease specialist at Northwestern Medicine and has been a faculty member since 2009. His practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of infections in immune compromised individuals, including recipients of organ a...

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Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFP

Dr. Galluzzi is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geriatrics and Director of Comprehensive Care at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pennsylvania. Dr. Galluzzi received her medical degree from the West Virginia School of Oste...

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