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0.5 CME CREDIT

In the twentieth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, approach one of the most common questions about COVID-19 during this time; is it safe to travel? This session will review the current data on in flight transmission and evaluate the efficacy of current travel restrictions. Faculty will also explore how telehealth uptake has boomed with the pandemic and how this has provided both improvements and drawbacks to the health care system and to patients.


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Join us for the final COVID-19 Pulse session of 2020! In the twenty-third episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty revisit the discussion of monoclonal antibodies, with a more in-depth look at the recent data and recommendations on monoclonal antibody use in COVID-19. Our learners also continue to have many questions about the relationship between COVID-19 and thrombotic complications. This session will discuss those questions as well as prophylaxis and treatment for venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19. Faculty will conclude with a Q&A session to answer your most pressing COVID-19 questions, including those about recent vaccine updates. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 12/15/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


1 CME CREDIT

Review practice-changing articles from 2020! During this informative session on medical literature updates (excluding COVID-19), primary care physician, Dr. Charles Vega, will review the clinical implications of practice-changing literature that has been recently published. Topics for discussion will include: HPV vaccination, mammography, colorectal cancer screening, osteoporosis, coconut oil, milk and weight gain, mask efficacy, COPD exacerbations, medication-assisted treatment for opioid disorder and more! You don’t want to miss these important updates!


0.25 CME CREDIT

COVID-19 is a novel virus that had profoundly affected the global population in a very sudden way. Although COVID-19 shares some similarities with other respiratory viruses such as influenza, it has important differences from other viruses with respect to its effects on pregnancy. This FAQ with OB/GYN Georges Sylvestre, MD covers many concerns that patients have when dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic while pregnant and will help understand the implications if COVID-19 if acquired during pregnancy. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 04/15/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


1 CME CREDIT

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.


1 CME CREDIT

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.


1.5 CME CREDITS

This session will explore some of the most relevant questions clinicians have as we approach a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. Faculty will review the cardiovascular complications that are directly and indirectly attributed to COVID-19 that have been documented since the onset of the pandemic as sequelae of fear leading to avoidance of prescription medication use, emergency department avoidance, and missed routine healthcare. This session will explore “long” COVID-19 and long-term cardiovascular manifestations and population-level health implications. Faculty will compare COVID-19 to influenza and explore how to distinguish presentation of these viruses. Lastly, we will focus on preventative measures including the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/13/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

In the eighteenth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will discuss data on the relationship between vitamin D levels and COVID-19 infection. Faculty will also revisit the topic of testing, including new updates on recommendations for viral and serologic testing, as well as factors that impact how accurate these tests are. 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.


This session on influenza diagnosis and management will improve how you respond when annual fluctuations in vaccine efficacy expose your patients to risk of serious illness. Through interactive patient cases, the faculty will demonstrate how to identify and treat patients with suspected influenza, including patients at high risk for complications. These practical, evidence-based strategies will help you to use antiviral medications effectively and reduce the burden of influenza.


0.5 CME CREDIT

In the seventeenth episode of Pri-Med’s weekly web series on COVID-19, faculty will explore how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced non-communicable diseases and impacted healthcare beyond SARS-CoV-2 infection. Faulty will also discuss the role of masks to reduce the risk of respiratory infections and compare the efficiency of different masks. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 09/01/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


0.5 CME CREDIT

In the nineteenth episode of Pri-Med’s web series on COVID-19, faculty will explore recent reports of subclinical myocarditis among those that have recovered from COVID-19. Faculty will also discuss how, as we move into flu season, we can understand the differences in COVID-19 and influenza when it comes to symptoms and outcomes in both the adult and pediatric populations.


1 CME CREDIT

With the COVID-19 pandemic moving through the country, it is important for clinicians to have the most up-to-date information. Join this session with Dr. Peter Libby to learn about the cardiovascular complications of COVID-19 and how you can help patients facing these issues. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording/release on 11/3/2020, and they are subject to change as new information is published.