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In the fourteenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss the recent data on COVID-19 and children. This presentation will cover the typical presentation of COVID-19 in children and review the risk and mechanisms of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C).


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In the thirteenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss recent trends in COVID-19 infection numbers and will review new findings on immune response after COVID-19 infection and the use of corticosteroids in hospitalized patients requiring mechanical ventilation or oxygen.


0.75 CME CREDIT

Clinicians confront ongoing and increasingly complex challenges around delivering immunization in their practice. Vaccine hesitancy among patients, conflicting "messaging" about the need, efficacy, and appropriate scheduling of certain vaccines in the lay and medical press as well as issues related to financing of vaccination efforts in the office setting and ongoing changes in official vaccine recommendations all contribute to this challenge. The speaker will discuss contemporary issues related to addressing vaccine delivery including 1) understanding the science of vaccines and vaccine safety and effectiveness, 2) reviewing the latest vaccine recommendations, and 3) learning simple, yet effective and time-efficient strategies to overcome vaccine hesitancy in the office.


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With ever-changing information on the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), it is hard to keep the facts straight! Join Drs. Charles Vega and Ty Gluckman as they team up live to discuss the incidence and clinical features of vaccine-induced thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT) and the epidemiology and treatment of emerging COVID-19 variants.


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Get your questions answered by an expert faculty in Infectious Disease. You ask: we listen. You will learn practical solutions to common clinical challenges and tips to apply the latest knowledge in practice. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 7, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In the sixth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will interview a patient who recently recovered from COVID-19. This patient will share his experience from diagnosis to recovery, including thoughts on his interaction with the healthcare system during this unique time. This session aims to give clinicians a better understanding of the patient perspective, and helps us recognize where there is potential for improvement in caring for patients with COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/07/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In the seventh episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will start off a multi-episode spanning discussion on COVID-19 treatment by analyzing recent evidence of antiviral therapies. They will also review the current recommendations regarding their use in patients with COVID-19. Therapies to be discussed in this episode will include: • Convalescent Plasma • Camostat Mesilate • Lopinavir/Ritonavir • Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine • Remdesivir Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/14/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In the ninth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss ongoing treatment considerations and controversies. They will review the potential role of steroids and vitamins in treating and preventing COVID-19, as well as the safety of commonly used medications including ibuprofen, ARBs, and ACE inhibitors in patients with or at risk for COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 5/28/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In the twelfth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss the most recent information on COVID-19 vaccines and testing. This episode will review the mechanisms and clinical trial status of each vaccine currently in development and discuss recent literature comparing different sampling techniques in COVID-19 testing. Lastly, faculty will explore how pre-test probability is important to understanding test accuracy. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/16/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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In the eleventh episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss recent publications and issues related to COVID-19 including the retraction of two major trials on hydroxychloroquine from Lancet and NEJM, the results of a trial investigating hydroxychloroquine as post-exposure prophylaxis for COVID-19, and the results of a study investigating transmission and viral shedding of COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/10/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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COVID-19 in the Office: Outpatient Management

Guest: Paul E. Sax, MDMusic Credit: Richard Onorato

0.50 CME

So much has changed concerning COVID-19 management, but few interventions are clearly beneficial in the outpatient management of patients. This podcast will try to answer some of the common questions community based providers have about handling their patients’ illness.