Hantavirus Disease in the Four Corners: Information for Medical Providers
Learn how to diagnose, treat and report hantavirus in the Four Corners Region
This training video was developed in partnership with Navajo Nation, Indian Health Services, and the Arizona and New Mexico Departments of Health. It provides an overview of hantavirus disease for clinicians and healthcare providers in the Four Corners region of the U.S., where incidence of hantavirus is high, compared to the rest of the country. It describes the clinical presentation and epidemiology of hantavirus in the Four Corners region and provides methods for diagnostic testing and options for treatment.
What you will learn
By the end of this training, you will be able to:
- Describe at least three risk factors of Hantavirus disease.
- Describe one pathogenic species for each of the two groups of Hantaviruses.
- List the counties reporting Hantavirus cases in the Four Corners region, from 1993-2016.
- Describe the peak season for Hantavirus cases in the Four Corners region.
- Describe the two stages of the acute course of Hantavirus disease.
- Describe at least two methods for diagnosing a patient with Hantavirus disease.
- Provide at least two reasons for using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) in the treatment of Hantavirus disease.
- Describe the patient information required for reporting Hantavirus to public health authorities in Arizona and New Mexico.
- Describe my role, responsibilities, and scope of practice as a team member when diagnosing and treating patients with Hantavirus disease.
In order to receive continuing education (CE) for WD4184 – Hantavirus Disease in the Four Corners Region: Information for Medical Providers, please visit TCEO and follow these 9 Simple Steps before February 1, 2023
- Complete the activity.
- Complete the evaluation at www.cdc.gov/GetCE.
- Pass the posttest at 75 % at www.cdc.gov/GetCE.
FEES: No fees are charged for CDC’s CE activities.
In support of improving patient care, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
CME: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this activity for 0.3 nursing contact hours.
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