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CDC provides continuing education for professionals involved in rabies prevention and control. While CDC provides some resources directly, others are offered through partnerships and collaborations with other public health entities. This page contains a collection of course notifications, education materials, and continuing education courses related to rabies prevention and control.

Continuing Education

Laboratory Methods for Detecting Rabies Virus

Laboratory Methods for Detecting Rabies Virus 
Designed for individuals performing rabies testing in public health laboratories, this four and one-half day workshop addresses traditional rabies testing techniques, safety in the rabies laboratory, specimen acquisition and preparation, rabies quality control and proficiency testing, standardized testing procedures, emerging technologies, and epidemiologic issues.

Date: January 23-27, 2012
Additional Information: Laboratory Methods for Detecting Rabies Virus [PDF - 72KB]

Symposium on Human Rabies Prevention and Control

Symposium on Human Rabies Prevention and Control 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Puerto Rico Department of Health will host a symposium on October 22, 2011 entitled "Human Rabies Prevention and Control" following the annual Rabies in the Americas conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Continuing education for this activity is pending. See final announcement for details.

Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP Basics)

Rabies Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Basics 
This online course is designed to educate healthcare providers and public health professionals about rabies, the approach used in evaluating patients for rabies virus exposure, and the administration of rabies postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). There is no cost to view the course or to receive continuing education (CE) credit.

   
 
 
 
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