Webinar Library

NFID offers a variety of online continuing education activities including accredited continuing medical education (CME) programs, enabling participants to earn credits and gain practical knowledge, tools, and skills. NFID online education programs are designed to be self-paced and are led by key opinion leaders in the field of infectious diseases. 

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The Role of Rapid Diagnostic Testing in Influenza Treatment
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET 

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Complete Post-Test and Evaluation to Claim CME Credit (expires 4/28/16)

Sheldon M. Campbell, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, and Director, Clinical Laboratories, VA Connecticut Healthcare Systems and William Schaffner, MD, NFID Medical Director and Professor of Preventive Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine will discuss advances in rapid influenza diagnostic testing and clinical approaches to influenza diagnostic testing.

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • List the types of influenza diagnostic tests
  • Discuss how test features such as sensitivity, specificity, and speed of results impact the value of testing in clinical decision making
  • Describe appropriate specimen collection
  • Understand when and whom to test

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.