Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know? - 249-9320-16

Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know?

by Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC
249-9320-16
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This course is credentialed for:
Laboratory (1.00 Contact Hr)

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Summary:

While the Zika virus may have been discovered more than 60 years ago, why are we seeing outbreaks now? What is the history of the Zika virus, and what has been happening for the last half a century? Do you know how to identify the signs and symptoms of the virus? How can the healthcare team work together to combat/screen/treat Zika? Become informed and able to educate your patients and colleagues on the current knowledge about Zika. 

Objectives:

The goal of this Zika virus webinar continuing education program is to inform members of the healthcare interprofessional team about the emergence of Zika virus in the U.S. and internationally. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Implement appropriate interprofessional, team-based care of the suspected Zika virus-infected patient.
  • Explain to pregnant women and those trying to become pregnant the specific considerations regarding Zika.
  • Describe the modes of transmission, incubation period, signs and symptoms of a possible Zika case.
  • Discuss methods of prevention
 
Level of Instruction: Basic
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, physicians, social workers, and speech language pathologists.
 
Laboratory professionals: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
OnCourse Learning is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education (P.A.C.E.®) Program (provider #249).
 
249-9320-16 "Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know?" is approved 1/5/2017 to 1/31/2019.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel (provider # 50-1489).

Course Originally Released on: 11/3/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/3/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 1/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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Mary G - Surprise, AZ  ·  May 30, 2017
Great information about the Zika virus and Mosquitoes.
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MIKE P - GROVER BEACH, CA  ·  May 08, 2017
good interesting coarsw
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Ted L - Gallup, NM  ·  Apr 17, 2017
Very informative and well presented.
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Antonio O - FPO, AP  ·  Apr 05, 2017
It was a great learning course. Thanks.
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Amanda M - San Marcos, TX  ·  Feb 28, 2017
This is a very easy test.
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