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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 .


1 CME CREDIT

Clinicians often find themselves navigating a gauntlet of choices when recommending over the counter (OTC) medications for an acute viral respiratory illness. Decisions about NSAIDs, acetaminophen and aspirin to manage pain, inflammation and fever may now be more complicated given the COVID-19 pandemic. This session will dispel common misunderstandings about pain and fever reducing medications, with a focused discussion on some of the recent misconceptions surrounding NSAID use in relation to COVID-19. Faculty will present appropriate applications of NSAIDs and acetaminophen, based on current literature and evidence-based data.


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.


Influenza Management

0.75 CME/MOC
1.08 AANP | 0.88 Pharmacology


Physician checking on elder patient sitting on wheelchair
0.32 CME CREDIT

What PCPs Need to Know About Influenza Chemoprophylaxis (Module 3)

An Interactive Learning ExperienceThis course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com

0.25 CME/MOC
0.32 AANP | 0.16 Pharmacology

In clinical trials, prophylactic treatment given at the start of an outbreak demonstrates a 60% to 90% reduction in the risk of developing influenza. However, identifying which patients would benefit most from influenza prophylaxis with antivirals is challenging. We’ll share with you clear guidance from the CDC to help you make the appropriate chemoprophylaxis decisions. After this short session, you’ll be able to identify patients who would be good candidates for antiviral prophylaxis and choose medications that best fit each patient. Before you see your next patient, you need to participate in this brief and innovative video-based activity that is designed to enhance learning and keep you engaged.


0.25 CME CREDIT

What’s New in Influenza Management? (Module 4)

An Interactive Learning ExperienceThis course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com

0.25 CME/MOC
0.25 AANP | 0.07 Pharmacology

Are you aware of the recent updates in the prevention, testing, and treatment of influenza? This brief module arms you with the most important updates you’ll need to protect your patients in this upcoming influenza season. You’ll hear about the newly available quadrivalent high-dose influenza vaccine and the recently FDA-approved therapy that could potentially improve efficacy and treatment adherence while reducing transmission of influenza. You’ll also walk away with proven approaches to testing patients with acute respiratory illness—hint: it depends on what’s circulating in the community. Before you see your next patient, read through this innovative infographic that is enhanced with audio clips, questions, and additional references to enhance your learning and keep you engaged.


girl, blowing her nose in bed speaking with physician virtually
0.36 CME CREDIT

What PCPs Need to Know About Influenza Testing (Module 1)

An Interactive Learning ExperienceThis course is hosted by an external partner. By clicking Launch Course, you will be directed off of Pri-Med.com. Upon completing the activity, you will be prompted to return to Pri-Med.com

0.25 CME/MOC
0.36 AANP

Do you know when to order influenza testing (and which test) before initiating treatment in patients with influenza? Can you confidently differentiate influenza from SARS-CoV-2 infection? And can you easily identify high-risk patients who would benefit from influenza treatment or prophylaxis? Given the high cost of influenza-related morbidity and mortality to individuals and society, you have to get it right. This session will answer these questions and more and give you the confidence to accurately diagnose patients with influenza. Before you see your next patient with acute respiratory symptoms, you need to participate in this brief and innovative video-based activity that is designed to enhance learning and keep you engaged.