Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know? - SLPA9320

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

by Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC
SLPA9320
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This course is credentialed for:
Audiology/SLP (0.10 CEU)

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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
 

 
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.
 
Audiologists and speech language pathologists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
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This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).
 
Disclosures:
 
Barbara Russell is the Director of Infection Control Services and has held this position for over 35 years. She is a frequent lecturer and consultant to local, state, and national groups. Ms. Russell has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose that related to this education activity.

Course Originally Released on: 11/3/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/3/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 10/23/2019

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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Annette R - Marble Falls, TX  ·  May 16, 2018
I was surprised to learn that Zika is an old virus.
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Robin M - Cocoa Beach, FL  ·  Dec 29, 2017
Thank you!! This answered my questions about Zika and left me with resources to stay up to date.
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CHARLES K - Oxford, MS  ·  Nov 09, 2017
provided information I had not heard
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Brianne S - Pensacola, FL  ·  Sep 15, 2017
would prefer it in written form
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Karen D - Cohoes, NY  ·  Feb 01, 2017
Very good. Knowledgeable presenter. Current information. Easy for non-healthcare professionals to understand
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