Acute Laryngitis

Overview

4.7 out of 5 (177 Reviews)

Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

5

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Laryngitis refers to inflammation of the larynx. This is often due to an acute viral infection, typically a mild and self-limiting condition lasting 3 to 7 days. There are non-infectious causes and more serious conditions that can present with acute laryngeal symptoms, and practitioners must be familiar with the differential diagnosis and workup. This activity reviews the evaluation and treatment of acute laryngitis and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in caring for patients with this condition.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Determine the epidemiology of acute laryngitis.

  • Identify how to diagnose and manage acute laryngitis and develop a differential diagnosis to rule out more serious pathology.

  • Compare how to counsel a patient with acute laryngitis.

  • Communicate an interprofessional team approach to improve care for patients with acute laryngitis.

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Would love to see photos of vocal cords of patients w/ acute and chronic laryngitis, along with diagrams/photos of anatomy for review. Thank you.

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Please stop asking for evaluation after each question, or make it optional please. It is too much time to ask for cedits.

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