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Clinical Research Center Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series On Methods in Clinical Research

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Clinical Research Center

“Medications and pneumonia: Not just antibiotics!”

Eric Mortensen, MD, MSc, FACP Professor of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine Division Chief, General Internal Medicine UConn Health Farmington, CT

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Time: 12:00 Noon – 1:00 P.M. Location: Low Learning Center– UConn Health, Farmington, CT

WEB CAST: http://mediasite.uchc.edu/mediasite41/Play/f328ba5a49d746b79a13ce2935647c1a1d (Note: No CME’s given for Web Cast viewing)

Light lunch and beverage provided from 11:30 AM-12:00 noon

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: a) Describe the potential risks and benefits of the use of azithromycin in pneumonia; b) Describe the research regarding associations of non-antimicrobial medications, such as statins and ACE inhibitors, with clinical outcomes in those with respiratory infections; c) Describe the use of propensity score and instrumental variable techniques in research.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Eric Mortensen, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Mortensen will be discussing the off-label use of Statins, Azithromycin and ACE inhibitors.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. Food and refreshments provided by the CRC.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluation.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of

Contact:

Lisa Godin/Godin@uchc.edu

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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