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Update on the 2017-2018 Influenza Season for Clinicians

Posted 9 months ago by Patricia Sadowski

Overview

Influenza-related hospitalization rates so far in the 2017-2018 season are exceeding milestones set during the 2014-2015 season—a high severity, H3N2-predominant season.

During this COCA call, CDC flu experts will address clinical issues for influenza patients, including those with severe disease, and provide the latest updates on the 2017-2018 influenza season.

The recordings (audio, slides, and transcript) for this call will be posted on the webpage a few days after the COCA Call.

Free Continuing Education (CE) is available for this COCA Call. Please see below for instructions on how to receive CE.

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018

Time: 2:00-3:00 P.M. (Eastern Time)

At the time of the call please click the link below to join the webinar:

https://zoom.us/j/772478726

Or iPhone one-tap:

US: +16468769923,,772478726##  or +16699006833,,772478726##

Or Telephone:

Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 408 638 0968

Webinar ID: 772 478 726

International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=tVBQ_c-0TAqy7WM-Si77KXUFLV4OLIBT

Objectives

At the conclusion of this COCA Call, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:

  • Explain the current status of influenza activity in the United States.
  • Identify available influenza tests.
  • List complications associated with influenza.
  • Describe antiviral treatment recommendations for influenza patients.

Presenters

Alicia P. Budd, MPH

Epidemiologist

Influenza Division

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tim Uyeki MD, MPH, MPP

Chief Medical Officer

Influenza Division

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Accreditation Statements

CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 1.0 contact hour.

CEU: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to total 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

CPE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is a designated event for pharmacists to receive) 0.1 CEUs in pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number is 0387-0000-18-117-L04-P and enduring 0387-0000-18-117-H04-P course category.
This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based.

Once credit is claimed, an unofficial statement of credit is immediately available on TCEOnline. Official credit will be uploaded within 60 days on the NABP/CPE Monitor.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1.0 CPH recertification credit for this program.

CDC is an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. Effective October 1, 2013, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) accepts continuing education units (CEU) for CPH recertification credits from CDC. Please select CEU as your choice for continuing education when registering for a course on TCEOnline. Learners seeking CPH should use the guidelines provided by the NBPHE for calculating recertification credits. For assistance please contact NBPHE at http://www.NBPHE.org.

AAVSB/RACE: This program was reviewed and approved by the AAVSB RACE program for 1.0 hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

DISCLOSURE: In compliance with continuing education requirements, CDC, our planners, our presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.
The presentation will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.