Influenza: Past, Present and Future


October 2nd, 2009 - October 2nd, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, flu is a respiratory infection caused by a number of viruses. The viruses pass through the air and enter the body through the nose or mouth. Between 5% and 20% of people in the U.S. get the flu each year. The flu can be serious or even deadly for elderly people, newborn babies and people with certain chronic illnesses. This educational activity is supported in part by an educational grant from Merck.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 10/2/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to: 1.) Compare and contrast seasonal and pandemic influenza. 2.) Discuss the importance of influenza vaccination of healthcare workers.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.