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August 2009
Vol. 19 No. 8
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Seasonal & Pandemic Influenza 2009 Monograph Now Available

A CME-certified monograph based on the proceedings of Seasonal & Pandemic Influenza 2009: A Turning Point is now available online. The monograph is intended for physicians who care for or may care for patients with influenza during seasonal or pandemic outbreaks, as well as for clinicians, researchers, public health officials, policymakers, and others who are involved in research or policy decisions regarding prevention, treatment, and management of influenza.

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

  • discuss the global spread of seasonal and pandemic influenza, including the role of mammalian and avian hosts
  • describe pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in the prevention and management of seasonal and pandemic influenza
  • discuss challenges and potential advances in vaccine production and formulation for seasonal and pandemic influenza
  • summarize data on efficacy and resistance of antivirals in managing seasonal and pandemic influenza
  • discuss scientific, ethical, political, and economic considerations in policy, planning, and preparedness with respect to pandemic influenza
  • implement strategies to more effectively immunize highest-risk individuals, utilize appropriate drugs and dosages, and properly instruct patients and others in preventive methods

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

Click here to access the CME-certified monograph and learn about seasonal and pandemic influenza.
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