Respiratory

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) – Clinical Burden and Preventative Strategies

Clinicians play a key role in discussing the burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and initiating prophylaxis in eligible populations. The goal of this program is to raise awareness among healthcare practitioners (HCPs) of the clinical burden of RSV illness. The program will review which populations are at risk of RSV, the diagnosis of RSV, […]

DURATION

15 Min

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

0.25

ACCREDITATION

Mainpro+

EXPIRY DATE

2024-01-17

Clinicians play a key role in discussing the burden of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and initiating prophylaxis in eligible populations.
The goal of this program is to raise awareness among healthcare practitioners (HCPs) of the clinical burden of RSV illness. The program will review which populations are at risk of RSV, the diagnosis of RSV, and preventative strategies.


This program has received financial support from Sanofi Pasteur in the form of an unrestricted educational grant.

Faculty

Taj Jadavji, MD, FRCPC, FAAP

Naomi Pliamm, MD, CCFP

Amudhinie Thanendran, MD, CCFP

Sofia Nastis, MD, CCFP

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  • Discuss the clinical burden and presentation of RSV illness
  • Describe how all healthy children are at risk for RSV illness
  • Diagnose RSV illness in clinical practice
  • Become aware of preventative strategies against RSV to inform parents of infants in the future

Accreditation

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 0.25 Mainpro+ Credit.
Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 0.25
Duration: 15 Min

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