Primary Care Pulse: Recorded Live on October 20, 2020

Thank you to all who joined us live Primary Care Pulse on November 10, 2020. If you were not able to join us live, the sessions have been recorded and are available below.

Upcoming Virtual Programs
Join your clinician colleagues and expert faculty as they present the latest clinical insights and guidelines during a variety of upcoming virtual education opportunities, including Primary Care Pulse and PrimaryCareNOW. View our upcoming virtual conference schedule.

Virtual Programs


  CME/CE Accredited Session

Non-CME/CE Session
Sponsored by Industry

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Session Times Listed in ET

12–12:30pm ET

Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Web Series Part 22: Vaccine Update and Herd Immunity

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA | Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

12:40–1:25pm ET

Industry Theater


Session Objectives:

• Discuss Burden of Disease for Stroke
• Discuss Etiology/Pathophysiology for Acute Ischemic Stroke
• Discuss Risk of Recurrent Stroke/Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
• Discuss Platelet Physiology after an Acute Ischemic Stroke/TIA
• Discuss Patient Care Pathway for Acute Ischemic Stroke/TIA
• Discuss the use of BRILINTA® (ticagrelor) in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke/High-Risk Transient Ischemic Attack
• Discuss BRILINTA Pivotal Trials
• Discuss the THALES Trial

John Venditto, MD, MBA, FACC 

John Venditto, MD, MBA, FACC


Sponsored by AstraZeneca

1:35–2:35pm ET

Hot Topics

Malpractice Case Review: Protecting Patients, Protecting Yourself

Ashton Hyde, Esq. | Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP


Join Dr. Charles Vega and Ashton Hyde, Esq. for part 2 of their series on malpractice suits and medical errors in primary care. Real life patient cases provide a practical and engaging format in which to discuss what to do—and not do—in daily practice to protect your patients from medical errors and yourselves from lawsuits.

Ashton Hyde, Esq. 

Ashton Hyde, Esq.

Younker, Hyde, Macfarlane, LLC

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP 

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Health Sciences Clinical Professor, UC Irvine Department of Family Medicine, Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education, Executive Director, UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA


2:45–3:30pm ET

Industry Theater


Session Objectives:

  • Examine the data on the burden of pneumococcal disease in adults aged 65 years and older
  • Discuss 2019 CDC Recommendations
  • Review CDC recommendations using case studies
Mark Blatter, MD 

Mark Blatter, MD

Sponsored by Merck