Primary Care Pulse: Recorded Live on October 20, 2020

Thank you to all who joined us live Primary Care Pulse on October 27, 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


12:40–1:05pm ET

Industry Theater


View this presentation to learn more about the important role of primary care providers in the early recognition of axSpA. This presentation is the third chapter of a series of videos exploring axSpA.

Manish Jain, MD 

Manish Jain, MD

Ravenswood Rheumatology

Sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, LLC

1:15–1:45pm ET

Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Web Series Part 21: Monoclonal Antibodies and Mental Health During a Pandemic

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


In the twenty-first episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will provide some insight into a newly relevant COVID-19 treatment; monoclonal antibodies. Current events have shown a light on monoclonal antibodies and faculty will distinguish this treatment from convalescent plasma and hyperimmune globulin, as well as explain how it is made and might work against COVID-19. The second topic of this webcast will focus on mental health its status as we approach a year into a pandemic. Faculty will also discuss some recent data on the impact that mindfulness programs might have as an intervention to improve mental health.

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA 

Ty J. Gluckman, MD, FACC, FAHA

Medical Director, Center for Cardiovascular Analytics, Research, and Data Science (CARDS)
Providence Heart Institute, Providence St. Joseph Health, Portland, OR

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP 

Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP

Clinical Professor of Family Medicine
Assistant Dean for Culture and Community Education, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA


1:55–2:40pm ET

Industry Theater


Topic Objectives:

  • Discuss unintended pregnancy and importance of contraceptive dialogue for selection of the most appropriate method
  • Review characteristics of, and clinical data for, a nondaily contraceptive
  • Discuss how to efficiently and effectively implement a nondaily contraceptive in clinical practice
Janet E. Shepherd, MD 

Janet E. Shepherd, MD

Sponsored by Merck