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This lecture will focus on known and established pathogenesis of HIV, emphasizing the damage to the immune system as well as illnesses that primary care clinicians may encounter. With expanded knowledge of therapeutic strategies to regain and maintain health, you can address complications that arise with your patients and recognize when to refer. The faculty will also discuss issues that an aging HIV population may face and how to treat them. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 2/8/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Infectious diseases syndromes are common in primary care practices. However, staying current with relevant literature that may influence appropriate evaluation and treatment of patients with these syndromes can be difficult, given the volumes of applicable articles and diversity of journals publishing these reports. This session will present some common infectious disease scenarios and provide crucial literature updates. You will learn about how responding to histories of penicillin allergy may result in adverse patient outcomes, the proper timing of influenza vaccination, the influence of substance abuse on risk medication adherence and infectious diseases risk, the appropriate evaluation of patients with suspected cellulitis syndromes, and the role of preoperative urine screening.


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Anxiety During COVID-19: When to Intervene

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.33 Pharmacology

This session will discuss anxiety during COVID-19. The faculty will review how to diagnose an anxiety disorder and when (and how) to intervene with both behavioral and pharmacologic treatment recommendations. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/11/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Every year, one in ten people worldwide experience a foodborne infection caused by a broad range of pathogens, from common enteric viruses and bacteria to less familiar parasites. There are many factors influencing the modern burden of foodborne illness: our increasingly global food supply, the ongoing changes in food production, consumer tastes, food safety practices, the growing number of vulnerable and/or immunosuppressed hosts, and even climate change. This talk will summarize the modern ecology of foodborne disease, describe the clinical presentation of common foodborne pathogens and update you several foodborne parasites currently emerging in the United States. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/12/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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COVID-19 Panel Discussion

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP

In this COVID-19 panel, primary care, infectious disease, and cardiology faculty will team up to discuss the most pressing and frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and its complications. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 9/11/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

In the fifteenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will revisit the data on chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine in the treatment of COVID-19 and will discuss the data on the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in post-exposure prophylaxis. Faculty will also review the recent data on proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and histamine2-receptor antagonists (H2RA) as they relate to COVID-19 risk, giving you the most current information on how to manage your patients taking these medications.


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In the sixteenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss how blood type may influence immune response and what impact it could have on risk of COVID-19 infection and severity. Faculty will also discuss the data on renin-angiotensin-aldosterone inhibitor use in COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 08/04/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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COVID-19 Panel Discussion

0.50 CME
0.50 AANP

Join an expert panel hosted by Pamela Kushner, MD with infectious disease experts Paul Sax, MD and Daniel Solomon, MD as they answer your COVID-19 questions. In addition to answering live questions from the audience, faculty will share their clinical experiences, and discuss the most relevant updates in the literature and current recommendations regarding COVID-19. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 06/26/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.33 CME CREDIT

In the second episode of this 3-part mini-series on influenza, join infectious disease specialist, Daniel Solomon MD, as he discusses strategies for prophylaxis and treatment of influenza with antivirals . Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 9/15/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published .


0.35 CME CREDIT

Join infectious disease specialist, Dr. Daniel Solomon, in the last episode of a 3-part podcast series, as he discusses important concepts related to influenza that are especially relevant in 2020 during the COVID pandemic. During this episode, he will answer frequently asked questions that are compiled from previous Pri-Med activities on the topic of influenza. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 10/13/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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With the COVID-19 Pandemic, older adults have experienced severe illness, increased hospitalizations, and mortality at alarming rates. Nursing homes and long-term care retirement communities emerged as COVID-19 hotspots with rampant outbreaks. Every older adult diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19 have realized the potential ramifications. Providers have been at the forefront of mediating these decisions. Dr. Lindquist will discuss how long-term care and end-of-life planning has been impacted by COVID-19. Utilizing real-world examples with older adults and experiences in home-based and nursing home care, Dr. Lindquist will showcase how to prepare older adults and their loved ones for the consequences of COVID-19.