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Influenza Update: Nursing Strategies to Save Patient Lives


Speaker:
William Barry Inman, BA-BS, CIC
Duration:
1 Hour 10 Minutes
Copyright:
Oct 02, 2019
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Product Code:
RNV077770
Media Type:
DVD - Also available: Digital Seminar


Description

Influenza hits every year…and it can be deadly. The reported deaths over the past years are staggering. And heart breaking. As a healthcare provider, you can do something about this…

Do you have patients that tell you they won’t get a flu shot because every year they get the shot, they get the flu?

In this recording, William “Barry” Inman, BA-BS, CIC, who works as a liaison between the Department of Health in Florida and the CDC, will arm you with evidence to show how getting a flu vaccine can help prevent hospitalization or worse for patients that get the flu after receiving their vaccination.

The possibility of inappropriate testing methodologies and delayed treatments with antivirals have been shown to be part of the current problems. This recording is packed with information on influenza vaccination, transmission, case studies, and the most up-to-date treatment strategies so you can step in, make a difference and save your patients lives!

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William Barry Inman, BA-BS, CIC's Profile

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William "Barry" Inman has 40 years of experience as an epidemiologist, working for a busy health department in Florida. In his current role, Barry is responsible for control of communicable diseases through surveillance and investigation methods, working directly with the infection control personnel in hospitals, long-term care, acute long-term care, and NASA. He advises concerning appropriate precautions/management strategies and assists infectious disease physicians in the diagnosis of uncommon or exotic diseases by working as a liaison between the Department of Health in Florida and the CDC.

Barry has vast experience in outbreak mitigation and prevention, whether within a healthcare facility, in the community or on a cruise ship. His expertise has been sought for a variety of outbreaks, including: rubella, influenza, legionnaire's disease, measles, pertussis, norovirus and multi-drug resistant microorganism (MRSA, CRE, ESBL). Numerous awards have been bestowed upon Barry for his contributions to minimize the effects of constantly evolving infectious diseases.
 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: William Inman has employment relationships with Brevard County Health Department Institute for Health Care Training, Brevard Community College, Circles of Care, and Health First Inc. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: William Inman is a member of the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control, the Association of Practitioners of Infection Control Local Chapter 45, Florida Practitioners of Infection Control Comprehensive Health Care, and Regional Epidemiologist Task Force. He has no relevant non-financial relationships.


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Objectives

  1. Identify the three subtypes of Influenza
  2. Discuss how effective the Influenza vaccine in protection in reducing infection, hospitalization and death
  3. Explain symptoms of Influenza compared to common cold

Outline

Types of Influenza virus

  • A
  • B
  • C

Epidemiology of Influenza in USA and World

  • 12-56 thousand expire annually in USA
  • 5 Million expire annually in world
  • 200,000 hospitalized each year

Complication of Influenza

  • Pneumonia
  • ARDs
  • Seizures
  • Death

Symptoms of Influenza

  • Sudden onset
  • High fever
  • Muscle aches
  • Etc.

How composition of influenza vaccine determined

  • Southern hemisphere
  • Circulating types of influenza
  •  Surveillance

Treatments of Influenza

  • Oseltamivir
  • Zanamivir
  • Peremivir
  • Baloxavir (New)

Pandemics of Influenza

  • H1N1
  • H3N2
  • others

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Nurse Educators
  • Infection Preventionists

Reviews

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Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 12

Comments

Linda S

"Good information!"

Susan S

"good presentation"

Bina S

"I am not currently in practice but I enjoy getting HE'S on timely subjects to keep my license active. Thanks. "

Mary G

"Great update presented in easy to understand terminology."

Susan M

"Excellent! I learned so much!"

Janet R

"Thank you for making flu so easy to understand."

Susan R

"wonderful program, made me a more knowledgeable nurse "

Caroline M

"Great, informative presentation. Thank you!!"

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