Ebola Virus Disease: Preparation and Prevention - CMEZ60209

Ebola Virus Disease: Preparation and Prevention

An Interprofessional Perspective

by Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC and Dawn Demangone-Yoon, MD and Crystal Dunlevy, EdD, RRT, RCP and Dale Ames Kline, MS, RD, LD and Olive Peart, MS,RT(R)(M) and Oren Shtayermman, MSW, PhD and Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP)
CMEZ60209
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This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.70 Credits)
Physician (1.70 Credits)

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Summary:

Ebola is no longer a tropical disease that occurs only in isolated regions of Africa. It has crossed borders through highly populated areas and reached the U.S. Global efforts will be required to stop continued spread. As with other infectious diseases, prevention is the best defense. Healthcare professionals armed with evidence-based knowledge are crucial to this process and well suited to provide the best care possible to those who have been stricken with Ebola.

Objectives:

The goal of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with evidence-based information about Ebola virus disease to guide detection of cases, prevent transmission of infection, and safely manage patients with the disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the clinical features of EVD
  • Explain the screening process for the identification of probable and possible cases of EVD
  • Identify appropriate isolation precautions to use to safely manage patients with EVD
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians, EMTs and paramedics, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, laboratory professionals, physicians, respiratory therapists, psychologists, social workers and speech language pathologists.
 
Physicians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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OnCourse Learning is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and Florida Physician Assistants (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
Physician Continuing Education Credit
 
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.7 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.7 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.
 
Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 11/6/2014
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/16/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/16/2020

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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DALE G - Soldotna, AK  ·  Aug 04, 2015
Education for this type of thing needs to be one of the national goals of all hospitals.
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Mary M - Norfolk, VA  ·  Nov 14, 2014
Necessary education in an area that I am not familiar with.
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