Released: November 18, 2019 Expires: May 31, 2021 (subject to change)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
Overview This presentation provides the NP with education on preventing and treating influenza in the outpatient setting including precision vaccination and current guidelines for antiviral treatment. Case studies aid the learner in applying the knowledge gained using real-life clinical scenarios and white board animation videos illustrate key information in a fun and entertaining format.CE Credit Instructions
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Describe current CDC guidelines for influenza vaccination
Describe various evidence-based strategies to increase influenza vaccination uptake in the NP’s practice setting
Differentiate influenza from acute respiratory infection
Contrast efficacy and benefits of antiviral treatment for influenza vs. non-treatment
Identify populations appropriate for antivirals based on current treatment guidelines
Speaker Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, APRN, CICDisclosure This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. Dr. Ruth Carrico has the following disclosures: Sanofi Pasteur (research grant, advisory board, speakers’ bureau), Pfizer (research grant, advisory board, speakers’ bureau). It is funded by an independent medical education grant from Genentech.
This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program. Disclaimer Individuals who have contributed to the CE Center were carefully selected for their knowledge and experience in the subject area under review. This presentation is informational only and may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience that do not necessarily express the opinions of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Clinical practice is a constantly changing process and new information becomes available every day. Neither AANP nor the contributing individuals can warrant that the material will continue to be accurate, nor do they warrant that the material is completely free of errors upon publication. Attendees and participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program. Additional Information For questions or more information concerning this online CE opportunity contact the AANP CE Center Manager at CECenter@aanp.org.
1.5 Contact Hour(s) of CE, All of which may be applied towards Pharmacology
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