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November 2008
Vol. 18 No. 11
Education and Resources
Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza 2008 Monograph Now Available

A CME-certified monograph based on the proceedings of the Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza 2008 meeting is now available online. This monograph is intended for those who are involved in caring for patients at risk for or with seasonal or avian influenza, or those who are involved in research or policy decisions that will lead to improvements in influenza prevention or treatment.

After completing this CME activity, participants will be able to:

  • identify groups at risk for morbidity and mortality from seasonal influenza infection
  • describe the global spread of seasonal and pandemic influenza, including the role of animal hosts
  • list pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions to control seasonal and pandemic influenza
  • discuss the recommendations for vaccination of the U.S. population, reasons for current usage rates, and strategies to improve uptake
  • summarize current data on efficacy, safety, and resistance of antivirals for seasonal influenza
  • report the global and U.S. status of social and biomedical interventions to prevent or manage an influenza pandemic

This program is approved for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 

Visit fluinfo.idsociety.org to access the CME-certified monograph and learn about seasonal and pandemic influenza.

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