Today on MedNet21, we're going to discuss Influenza.
Influenza continues to be a disease which continues to place a substantial burden on the health of people of the United States. In 2017-2018 the CDC estimated the burden of illness was 48.8 million people getting sick with influenza, 22.7 million people going to a health care provider, 959,000 hospitalizations and 79,400 deaths from influenza. Currently, the best recommendation to prevent
influenza is vaccination. Here we will review the different influenza vaccines available, treatment strategies, and infection prevention methods to prevent spread of influenza.
Dates and Times
End Date: 10/25/2022
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: REVIEW the different influenza vaccination strategies, and which influenza vaccine is appropriate for a specific patient population; and REVIEW the literature surrounding influenza treatment, infection control and post
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Why is influenza different than other common respiratory viruses?
- New treatments for influenza
- Flu myths
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.