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Rounding@IOWA


Sep 14, 2021

Today we will discuss influenza and flu vaccines in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Gerard Clancy, MD, Senior Associate Dean for External Affairs and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Daniel Diekema, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Pathology, Division Director of Infectious Diseases, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

References

Influenza disease averted by vaccine: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/vaccines-work/past-burden-averted-est.html

History of 1918 pandemic: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/pandemic-resources/1918-commemoration/pandemic-timeline-1918.htm

Disparities in influenza hospitalization by race and ethnicity: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/highrisk/disparities-racial-ethnic-minority-groups.html

Effect of race and ethnicity on influenza vaccine uptake: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanhl/article/PIIS2666-7568(20)30074-X/fulltext

Seasonal influenza vaccine effectiveness studies: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/vaccines-work/effectiveness-studies.htm

Financial Disclosures

Dr. Gerard Clancy, Dr. Dan Diekema, and the members of the planning committee for Rounding@IOWA have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Credit Available: https://uiowa.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=0&EID=44725

Accreditation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Credit Designation: The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Effective March 18, 2020, Iowa nurses may use participation in ACCME-accredited education toward their CE requirement for licensure. A certificate of participation will be available after successful completion of the course. (Nurses from other states should confirm with their licensing boards that this activity meets their state's licensing requirements.)

Other Health Care Providers: A certificate of completion will be available after successful completion of the course. (It is the responsibility of licensees to determine if this continuing education activity meets the requirements of their professional licensure board.)

Date Recorded: 8/18/2021