Nov 27, 2017
The Medical Partnership will be hosting a lunch and learn with guest lecturer Robert Centor, MD, MACP, regarding adult pharyngitis.
Dr. Centor's primary research interst has focused on adult pharyngitis, creating the Centor criteria used to identify the likelihood of a bacterial infection in patients complaining of a sore throat.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Piedmont Athens Regional and AU/UGA Medical Partnership. Piedmont Athens Regional is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Piedmont Athens Regional designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
1) Utilize guidelines and clinical data to reduce unnecessary testing when the Centor score is 0 or 1.
2) Recognize appropriate antibiotics for this age group and avoid use of macrolides for pharyngitis.
3) Know the warning signs of Lemierre syndrome.
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