What PCPs Need to Know About Influenza Chemoprophylaxis (Module 3)
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In clinical trials, prophylactic treatment given at the start of an outbreak demonstrates a 60% to 90% reduction in the risk of developing influenza. However, identifying which patients would benefit most from influenza prophylaxis with antivirals is challenging. We’ll share with you clear guidance from the CDC to help you make the appropriate chemoprophylaxis decisions. After this short session, you’ll be able to identify patients who would be good candidates for antiviral prophylaxis and choose medications that best fit each patient. Before you see your next patient, you need to participate in this brief and innovative video-based activity that is designed to enhance learning and keep you engaged.
Note that this activity is one module out of four total online modules included in this influenza curriculum.
Health Sciences Clinical Professor
Assistant Dean for Culture & Community Education
UC Irvine Program in Medical Education for the Latino Community, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
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Charles Vega, MD, FAAFP: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
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This activity is approved for 0.32 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 0.16 hours of pharmacology.
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