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CME: Ebola Facts and Safe Management of Patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in U.S. Hospitals

 


Program Description / Statement of Need:

In response to the Ebola public health emergency, the American Hospital Association (AHA) has provided an Ebola education package for CME providers. This package contains information that the American Hospital Association believes would be useful to healthcare providers and institutions right now.

 

Additional information can be found on the CDC website:

 

http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/index.html

 

Note: The program consists of three .pdf files which you may download (Ebola FAQs (10/14/14), Ebola Facts with Hospital Checklist (10/14/14), and Ebola Hospital Preparedness (10/16/14) as well as three Powerpoint presentations which may be viewed (Ebola Facts (10/14/14), Ebola Surgical Protocol (10/16/14), and Ebola Hospital Preparedness (10/16/14). These materials   are from the CDC and AHA. Please also review the updates below:

New Updates from the AHA as of 10/29/14:

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has provided additional educational materials for CME providers to use:

 

New Updates from the AHA as of 10/22/14:

 

The American Hospital Association (AHA) has provided additional educational materials for CME providers to use:

Ebola Practice Evidence Classification Chart (October 20, 2014)

 

Ebola Facts: Clinical Progression of Ebola (October 20, 2014)

 

Ebola Facts: Revised Guidance on PPE for Healthcare Workers; Recommended Administrative and Environmental Controls for Healthcare Facilities (October 21, 2014)

 

These materials add to the package of educational materials that we sent you earlier. The materials contain information that the American Hospital Association believes would be useful to healthcare providers and institutions right now.

 

Please note: These materials are current as of the dates noted. Users should consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC ) or other cited sources on the day they  access this information to get the most current information or version that may now be available. If you have specific questions about the information and recommendations contained in the attached material, we ask that you immediately contact the CDC or your local public health authority or infection control officer for the information you seek. 

 

Please share this program (link) with your colleagues.


 

Target Audience:

 

Healthcare professionals who may come in contact with patients exposed to ebola or have EVD.

 

 




Program Objectives:

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

    • Recognize and describe symptoms of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD)
    • Describe risk factors for patients related to EVD
    • Describe safety precautions related to treating patients with EVD


    Accreditation:

    ACCREDITATION FOR THIS COURSE HAS EXPIRED. YOU MAY VIEW THE PROGRAM, BUT CME / CE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AND NO CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED.



    Release Date: October 14, 2014
    Expiration Date: October 14, 2015

    Faculty:


    Faculty Disclosure and Resolution of COI:

     As a provider of continuing medical education, it is the policy of ScientiaCME to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, faculty and educational planners must disclose any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, and any relationships with the commercial supporter of the activity. The intent of this disclosure is to provide the intended audience with information on which they can make their own judgments. Additionally, in the event a conflict of interest (COI) does exist, it is the policy of ScientiaCME to ensure that the COI is resolved in order to ensure the integrity of the CME activity. For this CME activity, any COI has been resolved thru content review ScientiaCME.

     

    Faculty Disclosure: n/a


    Disclosures of Educational Planners: Charles Turck, PharmD has no relevant financial disclosures. 

     

    Commercial Support Disclosure: None

     

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    -Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures above

    -Take the Pre-Test (optional). Completion of the pre-test will help us evaluate the knowedge gained by participating in this CME activity.

    -View the on-line program. You may view this is in more than one session, and may pause or repeat any portion of the presentation if you need to.

    -Take the post-test

    -Complete the program evaluation and CME registration. A CE certificate will be emailed to you.


    Perform Pre-Test (optional)
    Please take a few minutes to participate in the optional pre-test. It will help us measure the knowledge gained by participating in this activity.


    Download the Presentation (optional)
    Download the Presentation Part 2 (optional)
    Download the Presentation Part 3 (optional)


     

    View the online program

    View the online program (Part 2)

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    Perform Post-Test


    Complete the Symposium Evaluation and Request CE Certificate



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Note: The program consists of three .pdf files (Ebola FAQs (10/14/14), Ebola Facts with Hospital checklist (10/14/14), and Ebola Hospital Preparedness (10/16/14) as well as three Powerpoint presentations (Ebola Facts (10/14/14), Ebola Surgical Protocol (10/16/14), and Ebola Hospital Preparedness (10/16/14). This information last updated 10/17/14. Learners should check back to this website on a frequent basis or consult the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

 


 


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