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August 2021

1. Regarding COVID-19 and pre-participation physicals (sports physicals) for adolescent athletes, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends each of the following EXCEPT:
a. Asking about either past or present COVID-19 infection
b. Asking about COVID-19 vaccination status
c. Encouraging COVID-19 vaccination IF the patient has not been vaccinated and qualifies for vaccination
d. Recommending that athletes no longer follow CDC transmission mitigation advice once fully vaccinated (CORRECT ANSWER)
 
2. The most common cause of parotitis is?
a. Stone formation
b. Mumps (CORRECT ANSWER)
c. Bacterial infection
d. Gum chewing
 
3. When evaluating young children for possible AFM, which of the following are important?
a. Proximal limb strength evaluation
b. Muscle tone and reflexes evaluation and documentation
c. Detailed history, including illness in the past 4 weeks, noting fever, respiratory, rash, or gastrointestinal symptoms
d. All of the above (CORRECT ANSWER)

June 2021

1. Where is masking still considered unnecessary for fully vaccinated individuals:
a. Restaurants on the inside (CORRECT ANSWER)
b. Were required by federal law
c. Where required by tribal law
d. Where ill patients are present

2. Select the correct statement:
a. Resistance is not a side effect of prolonged antibiotic use.
b. Antibiotic-inappropriate prescribing for respiratory diagnoses was lowest in urgent care centers in comparison to other ambulatory settings.
c.  Clinicians should prescribe antibiotics for a minimum of 10 days for Community Acquired Pneumonia.
d. For non-purulent cellulitis, clinicians should prescribe a 5- to 6-day course for patients able to self-monitor and who have close follow-up with primary care (CORRECT ANSWER)

3. How did last year’s influenza season compare to previous
a. Very similar to the last three years
b. Much worse in morbidity and mortality from influenza
c. Very light compared to last 10 years (CORRECT ANSWER)
d. Influenza tracking was not performed due to the pandemic

4. Red flag vital signs are important because:
a. Insurance expects us to define them
b. Providers should be made aware of their presence immediately. (CORRECT ANSWER)
c. Medicare defines them for their patient population
d. There is no such term in the sample policy

 


 

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME)

Target Audience
This CME activity is intended for medical professionals who practice medicine in the on-demand space including urgent care, retail medicine and other similar venues. These providers may include physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
 
Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim credits only commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits may be claimed for one year from the date of release of this issue.
 
CME Objectives
1. Provide updates on the diagnosis and treatment of clinical conditions commonly managed by on-demand providers
2. Alert on-demand providers to potential unusual cases that may present to them
3. Utilize tips and tricks to improve patient care in the on-demand space
 
Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirement and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) though the joint providership of the Urgent Care Association and the College of Urgent Care Medicine. UCA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
CME Credit Instructions 
Once you have read the article, please log into your UCA profile. Once you are logged in go to Learn-> CME->Request CME. Complete the survey with the requested information for Urgent Caring. Your certificate will then be emailed to you within 3-5 business days. Please email education@ucaoa.org with questions.
 
CUCM CME Planning Committee
Jasmeet Bhogal, MD, MBA
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Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM
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Sean M. McNeeley, MD, FCUCM
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Joseph Toscano, MD
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Authors
Jasmeet Bhogal, MD
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Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM
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Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD
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Sean M. McNeeley, MD, FCUCM
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Disclaimer
Medical practice and knowledge is constantly evolving and changing. This information is peer-reviewed but should not be your only source. Providers of care should use discretion when applying knowledge to any individual patient.

 

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