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0.5 CME CREDIT

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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COVID-19 Panel Discussion: February 2021

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.50 Pharmacology

These troubling times require communication among specialists and primary care. In this COVID-19 panel, primary care, and infectious disease faculty will team up to discuss the most pressing and frequently asked questions about this disease and its complications.


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In this session, the speaker will discuss some challenging diagnostic cases that primary care practitioners may face in their practice. These cases will feature interpretation of laboratory and imaging studies as well as encounters with rare diseases and conditions. You will learn which aspects of the history and physical exam are most useful to establish certain diagnoses, increase your awareness of certain uncommon but “can’t miss” diagnoses, and become familiar with clinical decision aids that improve diagnostic accuracy for certain common diagnoses. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on February 8th, 2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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This case-based lecture will provide the active clinician with strategies, updates, and specific practice recommendations in clinical infectious diseases. Prevention and treatment of infectious diseases in the ambulatory setting will be emphasized, with coverage of advances in antimicrobial therapy, immunization, and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV. The faculty will highlight responsible use of antibiotics to help you reduce the risk of both toxicity and antimicrobial resistance in your 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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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.


0.5 CME CREDIT

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.


1 CME CREDIT

USPSTF Updates 2020-2021: What PCPs Need to Know

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.25 Pharmacology

Stay up to date with the latest USPSTF recommendations for screening and preventive interventions in primary care. Hear about important changes regarding which patients should be screened for colorectal cancer, lung cancer, and hepatitis C virus infection. Walk away from this session with a firm grasp of the evidence of benefits vs harms for each of these recommendations so that you and your patients are positioned to make the best decisions for their care.


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COVID-19 Vaccines: Science vs. Anti-Science

Featuring Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.40 Pharmacology

Globally, we are seeing a mixed picture of vaccinating the United States and the world against COVID-19, with tremendous progress containing the B.1.1.7 variant in the United States but failing to control widespread transmission in Africa and Latin America. Dr. Hotez will discuss the progress made to date with the US vaccination program, what we can expect toward the end of 2021 and into 2022, and how we can advance vaccinations globally. This session will also explore the impact of a rising and shifting anti-vaccine movement.


0.5 CME CREDIT

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.


0.5 CME CREDIT

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 use of the COVID-19 vaccine in two important patient populations: adolescents and pregnant women. You’ll also hear the latest guidance on when to wear a mask.


1 CME CREDIT

HIV Update: What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know

1.00 CME/MOC
1.00 AANP | 0.50 Pharmacology

This case-based, interactive lecture will cover the current epidemiology of HIV in the United States, and then focus on issues critical for the primary care provider – HIV testing, identification of acute infection, initiating a baseline work-up, and understanding the basics of antiretroviral therapy. HIV prevention will be covered citing both the pre- and post-exposure prophylaxis strategies.