INFLUENZA 2018-19” WEBINAR OCTOBER 17TH REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Monday, October 15, 2018 1:00 PM | Carol Burke (Administrator)

Did you know that there have already been multiple flu-related deaths in the earliest days of the 2018-19 flu season? 

“Medical Matters” will begin its 2019 webinar series with “Influenza 2018-19” on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 7:30 a.m.   Registration is now open for this webinar here

William Valenti, MD, chair of MSSNY Infectious Disease Committee and a member of the Emergency Preparedness and Disaster/Terrorism Response Committee will serve as faculty for this program. The educational objectives are: 1) Describe key indicators to look for when diagnosing patients presenting with flu-like symptoms. 2) Describe clinical and laboratory diagnostic features and treatment specific to each flu season.  3) Identify recommended immunizations and antiviral medications for treatment and how best to effectively encourage patients to get vaccinated. 

Medical Matters is a series of Continuing Medical Education (CME) webinars sponsored by MSSNY’s Committee on Emergency Preparedness and Disaster/Terrorism Response.  A copy of the flyer can be accessed (Please upload the flyer and put the link here). 

The Medical Society of the State of New York is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA/PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Additional Medical Matters programs will be conducted in November 14, 2018 – June, 2019.  Registration is also open for the November 14, 2018 program: Cybersecurity: A Daily Threat for Healthcare hereAdditional program dates for Medical Matters will be announced shortly. 

Additional information or assistance with registration may be obtained by contacting Melissa Hoffman at mhoffman@mssny.org.

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