The Many Faces of High-Risk Influenza: Best Practices for Recognition and Treatment
Release Date: November 16, 2020
Last Reviewed: November 13, 2020
Expiration Date: November 16, 2021
Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour
William A. Fischer II, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases
The University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
Robert A. Hopkins Jr, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
College of Medicine
Little Rock, AR
Andrew T. Pavia, MD, FAAP, FIDSA
George and Esther Gross Presidential Professor
Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Utah
Director, Hospital Epidemiology Program
Salt Lake City, UT
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of clinicians involved in the care of patients with or at risk for influenza, including those specializing in internal medicine, family medicine, hospital medicine, gynecology, emergency medicine, and critical care. It may also benefit other clinicians who are interested or involved in the care of patients with or at risk for influenza.
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Recognize appropriate candidates for influenza treatment or prophylaxis based on guideline-recommended characteristics, without unnecessary testing
- Individualize influenza treatment and prophylaxis plans for patients who are at risk for influenza-related complications based on the latest evidence
- Speed Round: Is This Patient at High Risk for Influenza-Related Complications?
- Case Studies: Diagnosis and Treatment of Influenza in High-Risk Patients
- Overview of Current and Emerging Data on Antiviral Therapy
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Robert A. Hopkins Jr, MD
Dr Hopkins has no financial relationship relationships to disclose.
Andrew T. Pavia, MD, FAAP, FIDSA
Consultant: GlaxoSmithKline plc
Royalties: Antimicrobial Therapy Inc
William A. Fischer II, MD
Consultant: Merck & Co, Inc; Roche
Grant/Research Support: Ridgeback Biotherapeutics LP
Other: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Adjudication Committee); Syneos Health (Adjudication Committee)
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