Zika in America: What Do Healthcare Professionals Need to Know? - WEB-RD320

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

by Barbara Russell, RN, MPH, CIC
WEB-RD320
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This course is credentialed for:
Dietetics/Nutrition (1.00 CPEU)

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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00

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.
 
Dietitians: 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 a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This is a level 1 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 4040, 4090, 5270, 5310 and performance indicators of 3.3.5, 8.1.5, 8.3.1, 8.3.6.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # 50-1489).

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

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.

 

For Florida professionals:

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cecil s - jamaica, NY  ·  Feb 04, 2017
this course was very informative on the topic of zika and how to prevent the spread of the virus and its effects
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Lisa M - Lithia , FL  ·  Feb 01, 2017
This should be mandatory in the state of Florida for all healthcare providers.
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Julanne L - Defiance, OH  ·  Feb 01, 2017
Good information to know.
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sandy g - treasure island, FL  ·  Feb 01, 2017
I thought it was very interesting and did not know this had been around for so long
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Rosa A - Chatham, NJ  ·  Jan 31, 2017
this course is very informative
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