EBOLA Continuing Education Online Offering
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UAB School of Nursing has launched an online course, "Ebola: What Every Healthcare Professional Should Know." The course is offered free for those wishing to obtain the information or for a nominal fee for nurses and physicians who desire CE credits (2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM for $25).
To register, go to: http://www.uab.edu/nursing/home/office-of-professional-development. Once registered, participants will receive an email with instructions on how to gain access to the course.
The course covers historical events related to Ebola, its biological classification, epidemiology and current facts, pathogenicity/toxicity, patient presentation, and treatments and supportive care. The goal of the course is for healthcare providers to understand the pathways for Ebola infection in humans, understand the history of the current outbreak, and how to provide supportive care management for hospitalized patients with Ebola.
Content is derived from organizations on the ground in West Africa, and from leading infectious disease scientists in the U.S., and includes information provided by the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, peer-reviewed journals, and the Health Resources and Services Administration.
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