Tropical Troubleshooting: What You Need to Know About Dengue, Ebola, and Zika

Description

As tropical diseases make international headlines, do you have the facts to keep your patients informed? Learn from an expert in travel health all you need to know about the infectious diseases that thrive in hot, humid conditions—including prevention techniques, routes of transmission, and treatments—and how your patients can be prepared for safe tropical travel.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants will be able to: 

  1. Explain the routes of transmission, clinical features, and available treatment options for selected tropical diseases, including dengue, Ebola, and Zika.
  2. Identify resources to educate patients about current recommendations for preventing the transmission of dengue, Ebola, and Zika viruses.
  3. Discuss the status of vaccine development for the prevention of dengue, Ebola, and Zika.
 
 
 
Speakers:
Jeffery
Jeffery Goad, PHARMD,MPH,FAPHA
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice
Chapman University School of Pharmacy
 
Learning Level: Level 1
Track: Clinical Patient Care and Services, Health-System Pharmacy
Session Time Slot(s): 
Date: 
Sunday, March 18
Time: 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Room: 
Music City Center - Room 104C-D
ACPE Pharmacist: 0202-0000-18-003-L01-P
CEUs Pharmacist: 0.1
Activity Type:
Knowledge-based