It's the Flu Season
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- Discuss basic science concepts underlying influenza virus pathogenesis, antiviral therapy, and vaccination.
- Understand factors associated with and patient perceptions of the flu vaccine.
- Discuss the role of Osteopathic manipulative treatment in the management of influenza.
- Katherine Heineman, DO
Associate Professor, Department of OMM, Des Moines University
- Marie Nguyen, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Des Moines University
- Rachel Reimer, PhD
Chairperson and Program Director, Master of Public Health Program, Des Moines University
Relevant to the content of this CME activity, the speakers indicated they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest to disclose.
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- Ward EA. Influenza and its osteopathic management [reprint of J Am Osteopath Assoc.1937;35:3-6]. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2000;100(5):325-328.
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Continuing Education Credit
- MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this enduring materials activity for 0.5 AOA Category 1-B credit(s).
- Other: This enduring materials activity is designated for 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
- 0.50 AOA Category 1B
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.75 CE Contact Hour(s)