Hantavirus Disease Video Training: Information for Medical Providers
Learn how to diagnose, treat and report hantavirus infection in the U.S.
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 and describes the clinical presentation and epidemiology of hantavirus in the U.S. It also provides methods for diagnostic testing of hantavirus and treatment options.
What you will learn
By the end of this training, you be able to:
- Describe at least three risk factors of hantavirus disease.
- Describe the area of the United States reporting the highest number of hantavirus cases.
- Describe the clinical presentation of hantavirus disease.
- Describe at least two methods for diagnosing a patient with hantavirus disease.
- Identify at least two considerations for critical care of patients with hantavirus disease.
- Describe my role, responsibilities, and scope of practice as a team member when diagnosing and treating patients with hantavirus disease.
- 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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Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.
CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.