Rhinitis and Epistaxis

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the signs and symptoms of rhinitis and use appropriate tools to diagnose and differentiate between allergic and non-allergic rhinitis.

2. Determine when patients require referral to subspecialists for enhanced evaluation and/or treatment of rhinitis.

3. Prepare treatment plans for rhinitis based on each patient's specific sensitivities and symptoms and the possibility of persistent inflammation and comorbidities, and make adjustments if the patient experiences epistaxis.  

4. Educate patients regarding appropriate treatment protocol for rhinitis and the responsible use of antibiotics when prescribed as necessary.  

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Shawn K. Conner, MD, Private Practice Physician, Clarkston, Michigan; Assistant Clinical Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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