September 19 – Video Conference on Zika Virus

19 Sep

Lunchtime Seminar

Monday, September 19, 2016

Guidance for Ohio Providers and Local Health Jurisdictions on:
Zika Reporting, Specimen Collecting and Result Follow-Up

Presented by: Martin F. Celaya, MPA
CDC Epidemiology Field Assignee (TEFA)

Presented live at the Dublin Campus – Conference Room MEB1-431

Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch Trays and Brown Bags Welcome!

Program Objectives

1. Define Zika Virus and modes of transmittal

2. Identify symptoms and diagnostic testing for Zika Virus

3. Identify Ohio resources/forms for reporting suspected, probable, and confirmed cases of Zika

4. Recognize ODH guidance for submitting specimens to ODH lab/CDC for Zika testing (RT-PCR, lgM, PRNT)

5. Describe ODH’s protocol for reporting results and follow-up on confirmed cases of Zika

* Videoconferencing available to OU-HCOM CORE sites; Grosvenor Hall 017 Conference Room on OU-HCOM Campus; O’Bleness Hospital Room 014; Washington County Department of Jobs and Family Services; Woodland Centers; and Hopewell Health Centers, Inc. sites.

Continuing Education

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine is approved as an accredited CME sponsor by the American Osteopathic Association. This program has been approved for 1 credit of AOA Category 2-A credit by the AOA CME Council.

CHEAO is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91) (OH-049, 10/1/2017)

This program meets the criteria for 1 contact hour for nurses.

You must attend the whole presentation and turn in an evaluation form to receive CE Credit

For more information, please contact AHEC at OU-HCOM· 740·593·2258 · guthriep@ohio.edu

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