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Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, and Borrelia Miyamotoi

Over the past several decades, the burden of tick borne illness has increased dramatically in the Northeastern U.S. Each year in Rhode Island, for example, tick bites cause about 1,000 new cases of Lyme disease, Babesiosis, and other potentially serious illnesses – at a cost of several million dollars. This problem was caused in large part by the migration of urbanites to woodland habitats supportive of the complex life-cycle of the black-legged tick – commonly called the “deer tick” ...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Rotavirus

Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe gastroenteritis, characterized by severe watery diarrhea, often with vomiting, fever, and abdominal pain. In babies and young children, it can lead to dehydration. Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea in infants and young children worldwide. Globally, it causes more than a half a million deaths each year in children younger than 5 years of age. Rotavirus was also the leading cause of severe diarrhea in U.S. infants and young children befo...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Provider Strategies to Increase HPV Vaccination

Current immunization recommendations specify the use of several vaccines for adolescents, including HPV vaccines. Nonetheless, many teens are not fully immunized. Several barriers stand in the way, including systemic barriers (e.g., reduced access to care, lack of health insurance), and personal barriers (e.g., attitudes of teens and parents). In this talk, Dr. Forcier will outline strategies to increase the HPV vaccination rates among teens, including practical suggestions for addressing the ...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

“Getting to Zero” One Patient at a Time: HIV Prevention, Screening, and Treatment in Primary Care Practices

Despite major advances in the control of HIV in the US, “Getting to Zero” (the reduction of HIV transmission to negligible rates) remains elusive, especially among men-who-have-sex-with-men (MSMs). Until we develop an effective vaccine to prevent HIV infection, the strategies upon which we must rely are behavioral (encouraging personal protective practices), and medical (medical prophylaxis, screening, and retroviral suppression). Both approaches may be addressed effectively in primary ca...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Bloodborne Pathogens: HBV, HCV, and HIV

This course meets the educational requirements for federal OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard training. When you finish this course, you will be able to: * Explain the hazards of bloodborne pathogens (HBV, HCV, HIV) in the transmission of certain chronic and life-threatening diseases and relate both OSHA and state laws designed to curb them. *Outline the actions employers are required by OSHA to take to protect their employees from bloodborne pathogens in the workplace. *State how engi...
ATrain Education Inc.

MRSA: A Half Century of Experience

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) was first isolated in 1961 and today MRSA continues to cause a wide range of infections in both hospitalized and community dwelling adults and children.Since it's discovery over 50 years ago, MRSA has evolved considerably. In this presentation, we will review the history of MRSA, epidemiology of MRSA infections and treatment options for a variety of MRSA infections.
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Five Key Steps to Improve HPV Vaccination Rates in Your Practice

Joseph A. Bocchini, Jr., MD and Noel T. Brewer, PhD will discuss HPV vaccination barriers and opportunities and will present five key steps that healthcare professionals (HCPs) can take to improve HPV vaccination rates in their practices, based on the NFID Call to Action, HPV Vaccination as a Public Health Priority. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Discuss why 11-12 years of age is ideal for adolescents to be vaccinated against HPV List the types of cancers ...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

The Role of New Serogroup B Vaccines in Preventing Meningitis Outbreaks

NFID experts, Carol J. Baker, MD, Lorry G. Rubin, MD, and William Schaffner, MD, will discuss unique challenges of meningococcal disease, new ACIP recommendations for serogroup B vaccine use, and considerations for future recommendations. At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to: Describe meningococcal disease morbidity and mortality and current epidemiology Discuss US immunization recommendations for use of the quadrivalent (A,C,W,Y) and monovalent (B) meningococca...
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases

APhA's Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery

Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery certificate training program (13th Edition) is an innovative, intensive, and practice-based continuing pharmacy education, based on national educational standards for immunization training from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This program is designed to educate pharmacists about the professional opportunities for vaccine advocacy and administration. This practice-based curriculum represents a fusion of science and clinical pharmacy. The pr...
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy

Review of Pediatric Immunizations

Pediatric immunizations are the cornerstone of preventive healthcare for children in this country. The recommendations and schedules can change frequently. The most current schedule will be reviewed, along with alternative immunization schedules being used more and more. The common fears and misconceptions about the safety of pediatric vaccinations will also be addressed.
freeCE.com

Review of Pediatric Immunizations

Pediatric immunizations are the cornerstone of preventive healthcare for children in this country. The recommendations and schedules can change frequently. The most current schedule will be reviewed, along with alternative immunization schedules being used more and more. The common fears and misconceptions about the safety of pediatric vaccinations will also be addressed.
freeCE.com

Be Wise, Immunize: An Update on Immunization Practices

With over 230,000 pharmacists trained to provide immunizations it is imperative that pharmacists stay up to date with immunization recommendations. Pharmacists also need to be able to identify the vaccination needs of the patients that they serve. Through this presentation we will review the proper administration technique for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intranasal vaccines. We will also review which vaccines are given via each route of administration. We will also cover the update reco...
freeCE.com

Be Wise, Immunize: An Update on Immunization Practices

With over 230,000 pharmacists trained to provide immunizations it is imperative that pharmacists stay up to date with immunization recommendations. Pharmacists also need to be able to identify the vaccination needs of the patients that they serve. Through this presentation we will review the proper administration technique for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intranasal vaccines. We will also review which vaccines are given via each route of administration. We will also cover the update reco...
freeCE.com

Be Wise, Immunize: An Update on Immunization Practices

With over 230,000 pharmacists trained to provide immunizations it is imperative that pharmacists stay up to date with immunization recommendations. Pharmacists also need to be able to identify the vaccination needs of the patients that they serve. Through this presentation we will review the proper administration technique for intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intranasal vaccines. We will also review which vaccines are given via each route of administration. We will also cover the update reco...
freeCE.com

Review of Pediatric Immunizations

Pediatric immunizations are the cornerstone of preventive healthcare for children in this country. The recommendations and schedules can change frequently. The most current schedule will be reviewed, along with alternative immunization schedules being used more and more. The common fears and misconceptions about the safety of pediatric vaccinations will also be addressed.
freeCE.com

Pediatric Immunizations: Immunization Schedule and Recommendations

The online Pediatric Immunizations course covers routine immunizations and the recommended immunization schedule from the Centers for Disease Control. Guidelines for administering vaccines and possible reactions and contraindications will also be discussed. Upon completion of the is course, participants will be awarded 2.27 ANCC contact hours.
Corexcel

2015 Clinical Update: 21st Century Prevention of HPV Associated Cancer

This event offers attendees the chance to have their HPV questions answered. Clinicians from a variety of disciplines will meet in Baltimore to hear the latest information about cervical cancer screening methods and guidelines, HPV vaccines, the impact of new health insurance regulations, quality measures of colposcopy, and more. ASCCP 2015 Clinical Update 21st Century Prevention of HPV Associated Cancer Baltimore Marriot Waterfront Baltimore, Maryland June 5-7, 2015 (precourse: June 4...
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology - ASCCP

CME cruise: Exotic Asia: Jun 15 - 24, 2015

endocrinology & women's health plus adult immunizations June 15 - 24, 2015 Singapore to Shanghai Program Thyroid Update - Update in thyroid disease diagnosis and management Skeletal and Non-skeletal Effects of Vitamin D - What’s new? What type? Osteoporosis - Pathophysiology, Guidelines, Management Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Diabetes - Pathophysiology, Treatment and the Primary Care Doctor Calcium - Hyper– and Hypo– calcemia Update in Lipid Manageme...
Sea Courses Cruises

Ebola Virus Disease

An overview of the issues related to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Includes description of Ebola hemorrhagic fever, signs and symptoms of Ebola infection, information about how Ebola is transmitted, and infection prevention and treatment options for Ebola virus disease. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe the history of Ebola outbreaks in Africa since 1976. *State three initial symptoms and five subsequent signs and symptoms associated with Ebola viral infec...
ATrain Education Inc.

Seasonal Influenza Update

“Flu seasons are unpredictable and can be severe. Over a period of 30 years, between 1976 and 2006, estimates of flu-associated deaths in the United States range from a low of about 3,000 to a high of about 49,000 people.” (Per CDC) Last influenza season (2012-2013) proved to be “moderately severe,” with higher-than-average numbers of pediatric deaths (149 laboratory-confirmed, influenza-associated pediatric deaths, as reported to the CDC from 38 states) and higher-than-average rates o...
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Guideline & Testing Update for Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections in Hospitalized Patients (Webcast)

Target Audience: This educational activity is designed for infectious disease specialists, intensivists, hospitalists, hospital pharmacists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with invasive fungal infections. Statement of Need: The incidence of invasive fungal infections continues to increase, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality, despite the introduction of expanded treatment options. Clinicians require up-to-date knowledge of advances in testing a...
ACHL

Immunization of Preterm Infants in the NICU

Learning Objectives: •Describe the rationale for pertussis vaccine use in pregnant women, families, and infants. •Describe how influenza vaccination of pregnant women protects the infant from influenza. •List vaccines that should be given to infants in early infancy.
Contemporary Forums Online

Influenza: Familiar . . . but Deadly

Annual review of the impact of influenza, seasonal and pandemic. Includes epidemiology, virus types and subtypes, how influenza viruses shift and drift, a look at the devastation caused by the 1918–1919 worldwide influenza pandemic, the goal of universal vaccination, diagnosis and treatment, and the composition of the 2014–2015 vaccines for prevention of seasonal influenza. When you finish this course, you will be able to: *Describe the annual global incidence of seasonal flu. *Sta...
ATrain Education Inc.

Infection Control for Wisconsin Dental Hygienists

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control for Minnesota Dental Professionals - Meets MBD's Requirement of Core Subject

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control Course for Iowa Dental Professionals - Dental Board of Iowa Approved

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control & Dental Practice Act Online Course - Dental Board of California Approved

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infectious Diseases & Infection Control for Arizona Licensed Dental Professionals

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the epidemiology, transmission, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common infections (such as CMV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, HSV1&2 , Staphylococcus-MRSA, Streptococcus, Pertussis, Measles, Mumps, Cold Sores, Influenza, Tuberculosis, Syphilis, Fungal Infections etc.) encountered in the dental settings. Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain t...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

Infection Control Course for North Dakota Licensed Dental Professionals

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections in the dental setting. Explain the responsibility of dental healthcare professionals to adhere to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection control. Define the concept of the chain of infection and present strategies for prevention and control of pathogens. Summarize accepted prevention strategies to prevent dental patient and dental healthcare worker conta...
Biologix Solutions, LLC

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