What PCPs Need to Know About Influenza Treatment (Module 2)
An Interactive Learning Experience
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In recent years, a new first-in-class antiviral emerged that expanded the arsenal of effective treatments for influenza. But do you know when to prescribe these therapies and which ones are most appropriate for each individual patient? Research has shown that only a fraction of patients at severe risk for influenza-related complications receive an antiviral medication within the appropriate timeframe of symptom onset. Before you see your next patient with influenza, you need to participate in this short and innovative video-based activity that is designed to enhance learning and keep you engaged. You will walk away with guideline-recommended strategies to appropriately initiate antiviral treatment for known or suspected influenza.
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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