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10/30/2018 - Medical Grand Rounds: Special K Klub - K-award winners: COPD & Cardiovascular Disease, Improving pain management, and Influenza and Secondary Bacterial Super-infection

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Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Faculty, residents, fellows, and community physicians in General Internal Medicine and subspecialties.

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of atherosclerosis on mortality in patients with COPD.
  • Describe the potential benefit of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy for African American patients with mental health symptoms.
  • Recognize the prevalence of mental health disorders among adults living with sickle cell disease.
  • Describe epidemiology of influenza-associated bacterial pneumonia.
  • Describe the IL-33 host response during influenza-associated bacterial pneumonia.

Presentation Topics
Title:  COPD and Cardiovascular Disease: Mechanistic Links and Clinical Implications
Presenter:  Divay Chandra, MD

Title:  "Better health care is in your pocket!”: Improving pain management for adults living with sickle cell disease
Presenter:  Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS

Title: Influenza and Secondary Bacterial Super-infection
Presenter: Keven Robinson, MD

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. Jonassaint, Charles R., et al. "A systematic review of the association between depression and health care utilization in children and adults with sickle cell disease." British journal of haematology 174.1 (2016): 136-147.
  2. Jonassaint, Charles R., et al. "Engagement and outcomes for a computerised cognitive-behavioural therapy intervention for anxiety and depression in African Americans." BJPsych open 3.1 (2017): 1-5.
  3. Anie, Kofi A. "Psychological complications in sickle cell disease." British journal of haematology 129.6 (2005): 723-729.
  4. Andersson, Gerhard, et al. "Guided Internet‐based vs. face‐to‐face cognitive behavior therapy for psychiatric and somatic disorders: a systematic review and meta‐analysis." World Psychiatry 13.3 (2014): 288-295.

Authors:
Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHS — Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of General Internal Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Divay Chandra, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Keven Robinson, MD — Assistant Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.