Pri-Med Midwest

Rosemont, IL | October 30-November 2, 2019

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center

Seasonal Influenza: When, Who, and How to Manage

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

Use approved antiviral medications to better treat influenza based on efficacy and safety data in order to reduce symptoms, prevent associated complications, and reduce the burden of disease


Speakers

Robert H. Hopkins, Jr, MD, MACP, FAAP

Dr. Robert Hopkins is Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He is involved nationally and locally in efforts to improve adult and child...

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Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Chuck grew up in Northern California and completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard University. He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and completed residency training in family medicine at UC Irvine. He stayed on as f...

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Commercial Supporters

Genentech