Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Common Ear & Throat Infections in Primary Care.
This presentation provides an overview of the most common ear and throat infections including their management that a primary care provider will encounter. You should expect to learn how to diagnose and treat group A streptococcal pharyngitis, as well, as recognize the complications. You should also learn how to diagnose and treat influenza and acute rhinosinusitis.
Dates and Times
End Date: 10/20/2020
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS the diagnosis of group A streptococcal pharyngitis, specifically with using the Centor criteria to aid in diagnosis in adults; RECOGNIZE the complications of group A streptococcal pharyngitis, especially those that are potentially life-threatening; UNDERSTAND the etiology of ear and throat infections and recommendations for prevention; and RECOGNIZE, diagnose, and be familiar with the treatment of the most common ear and throat infections.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- ENT infections in children versus adults
- Testing for group A streptococcal pharyngitis
- Managing contacts of patients with group A streptococcal infections
- Tympanostomy tubes
- Preventing barotrauma during air flights
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.
Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.