Urgent Caring Newsletter Volume 6 Issue 9


Urgent Caring is the official newsletter of the College of Urgent Care Medicine. A peer-reviewed publication includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

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Urgent Caring, a peer-reviewed publication from the College of Urgent Care Medicine, is published quarterly and includes editorials from UCA Board members, case studies, expert insights, Urgent Updates and more.

This issue will feature;

Letter from the President by Chris Chao, MD

From the Editors – Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM and Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM

Q2’s Cause for Applause – Recognizing Sean McNeeley, MD, FCUCM

Meet the New Board Members

Overcoming Prescribing Hesitancy of Ritonavir-Boosted Nimatrelvir (Paxlovid) – Chris Chao, MD

Case Study: Jaundice in an Adult Female – Cesar Mora Jaramillo, MD, FAAFP, FCUCM

Case Study: Dermadilemma – Young Girl with a Rash – Tracey Davidoff, MD, FCUCM

Expert Insights

Hippo Education Contribution: Are You Using Profession Interpreters In Your Urgent Care? If the Answer is No, You Should Be! – Victoria Pittman, MPAP, PA-C

EB Medicine: KidBits: Closed Head Injury in Pediatric Patients

Clinical Pathway – Adult Close Head Injury

Clinical Pathway – Pediatric Closed Head Injury

Best Practice from CUCM: Antibiotic Stewardship

In the News: Monkeypox – Chris Chao, MD

Wound Care: Myths About Irrigation & How to Improve Your Practice – Patrick O’Malley, MD

Urgent Updates: May/June 2022

More on Relapses After Paxlovid Treatment for COVID-19

Abbott Obtains FDA Clearance For First Test That Simultaneously Detects Four Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIS) As Cases Are On The Rise

Risk of Infection and Hospitalization Among Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children and Adolescents in New York after the Emergence of the Omicron Variant

How Repeated Influenza Vaccination Effect Might Apply to COVID-19 Vaccines

Antithrombotic Therapy for Venous Thromboembolism

Acute and Persistent Effects of Commonly Used Antibiotics on the Gut Microbiome and Resistome in Healthy Adults

Designation Statement
The Urgent Care Association (UCA) designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim credits only commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credits may be claimed for one year from the date of release of this issue.

Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirement and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) though the Urgent Care Association and the College of Urgent Care Medicine. UCA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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College of Urgent Care Medicine


Christopher Chao, Patrick O'Malley, Tracey Davidoff, Cesar Mora Jaramillo, Victoria Pittman

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31 pages