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Hot Topics from Stanford Medicine: Zika Update for Healthcare Professionals

Date: 
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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Live Webinar! May 16, 2017 9-10am

Price: Free

STATEMENT OF NEED

This live CME Zika Update Webinar will focus on disease emergence and transmission routes of the Zika virus, emerging data from clinical research, and updated guidelines for Zika-exposed diagnosis and treatment.

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • This is a national program, designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare providers practicing in:
    • Family Practice
    • Primary Care
    • Internal Medicine
    • Neurology
    • Pediatrics
    • OB/GYN
    • Infectious Disease

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
    • Identify the transmission routes of the Zika virus and the reasons for disease emergence
    • Determine appropriate diagnostic testing/work-up and follow-up of Zika exposed neonates
    • Outline the basics of Zika prevention and consider the treatment options

COURSE DIRECTOR

  • Desiree LaBeaud, MD 
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

WEBINAR MODERATOR

  • Charles Prober, MD
    Senior Associate Dean, Medical Education and Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology

WEBINAR SPEAKER

  • Desiree LaBeaud, MD
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases) and, by courtesy, of Health Research and Policy (Epidemiology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital

 


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