ZIKA Workshop

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CPH: 1.00
    • TSBSWE: 1.00
    • UNTHSC: 1.00
    • Physicians: 1.00
    • TNA: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Jun 4, 2018
  • Expires: Jun 4, 2019
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
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Faculty

Patrick S.  Ramsey Patrick S. Ramsey, MD, MSPH
Professor, OB/GYN
Director - Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship
Medical Director - Maternal Transport and Outreach
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Needs Statement

The recent outbreaks of Zika virus and increase in reported related birth defects have presented new and challenging questions.  The body of knowledge related to Zika is emerging. This ZIKA Workshop aims to give the healthcare provider some answers and quidelines for talking to patients about Zika and testing when appropriate.   The Workshop begins with a brief update on Zika virus and perinatal risks as presented at the 2018 Primary Care Summit.  The update emphasizes effective infection prevention and Zika testing guidelines.   Following the update, three case scenarios allow the learner apply knowledge of the testing guidelines.  Links to resources for up-to-date Zika information are included at the conclusion of the Workshop.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of health professionals caring for patients who are at risk for, or have concerns about, the Zika virus.  Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and certified public health professionals will benefit from completing this activity.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should have information that will allow them to:

  • Describe the Zika virus and perinatal risks
  • Review effective approaches to prevent Zika virus infection
  • Have current information on indications and modalities for Zika testing
  • Using case scenarios, apply testing selection criteria 
  • Locate resources for up-to-date information and recommendations

 

Accreditation

CPH

This activity is approved for 1.00 credit(s) accepted by the National Board of Public Health Examiners' Certified Public Health (CPH) recertification program.

TSBSWE

This activity is approved for a maximum of 1.00 Clock Hours for Social Workers.

Physicians

The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to award continuing medical education to physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center has requested that the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education approve this program for 1.00 hour of AOA Category 2B CME credits. Approval is currently pending.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, and Tarrant County Public Health. The University of North Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of North Texas Health Science Center presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care
  • Medical knowledge

IOM Competencies

  • Employ evidence-based practice

TNA

UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides up to 1.00 contact hour.

Faculty Disclosure


UNT Health Science Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosures to Participants

ZIKA Workshop

Requirements for Successful Completion   

Learning outcome: The participants of this learner paced activity will have guidelines for Zika prevention and testing and will be able to locate up-to-date recommendations.

To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must:

  • View the presentation
  • Work through the cases
  • Complete a participant evaluation
  • Achieve a passing score of at least 70 percent on the post-test

Once successful completion has been verified, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1 contact hour.

Conflicts of Interest:

The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.

Acknowledgment

This program was developed with the Tarrant County Public Health Department.

 

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