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GSHP SW GA District meeting


Title:                                     Facing the Flu: Managing Influenza in 2018

Objectives:        

  • Explain the epidemiology, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of influenza viruses.

  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of diagnosing influenza with antigen versus polymerase chain reaction testing.

  • Describe the current pharmacologic recommendations for the treatment of influenza.

  • Discuss the association between influenza and bacterial pneumonia.

Speaker:                              Mary Hannah Walters, PGY1 Resident

                                                Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Date:                                     Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Time:                                    Dinner 6 PM

                                                Speaker 6:30 PM

Location:                             Phoebe Northwest Conference Room C

                                                2336 Dawson Road

                                                Albany, Georgia

Sponsor:                              Melinta Therapeutics

RSVP:                                    Please rsvp by Wednesday, November 21, 2018 to:  https://gshp.wildapricot.org/event-3138163

1 hour of CE will be provided

Earlier Event: November 22
Thanksgiving Holiday-office closed
Later Event: November 27
GSHP SE GA meeting