March 2018 ZOHU Call

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CE = Free Continuing Education

Topics: An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, Human case of bubonic plague, and Multistate Outbreaks of Human Salmonella Infections)

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

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Call Materials:

Course access code:
onehealth2018

Webcast: 
WC2962-030718
Origination Date: March 7, 2018
Expiration Date: April 9, 2018

Web-on-Demand:
WD2962-030718
Origination Date: March 7, 2018
Expiration Date: March 12, 2020

Webinar video

Schedule and Speakers:

One Health News from CDC
Casey Barton Behravesh, MS, DVM, DrPH, DACVPM
Captain, U.S. Public Health Service
Director, One Health Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CBartonBehravesh@cdc.gov

An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, including the mode of infection with the causative agent, Naegleria fowleri, clinical signs, treatment, and the recent changing epidemiology of the disease
Jennifer Cope, MD, MPH
Medical epidemiologist and infectious disease physician
Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
JCope@cdc.gov

Human case of bubonic plague resulting from the bite of a wild Gunnison’s prairie dog during translocation from a plague-endemic area
Sandra Melman, MS
Epidemiologist Supervisor
New Mexico Department of Health
Sandra.Melman@state.nm.us

Live poultry-associated Salmonella outbreaks in 2017
Lia Koski, MPH
Assessment Epidemiologist
Outbreak Response and Prevention Branch
Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
LKoski@cdc.gov

CME:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 is accredited as a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity provides 0.8 contact hours.

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

AAVSB/RACE:  This program was reviewed and approved by AAVSB RACE program 1.0 for hours of continuing education. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession.

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters.

Planning committee reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use with the exception of Dr. Cope’s discussion on Naegleria. She will be discussing miltefosine for treatment of Naegleria infections which is off-labeled use of the drug.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this activity.

Overall series objectives:

  1. Describe 2 key points from the presentation.
  2. Describe how a multisectoral One Health approach can be applied to the presentation topic.
  3. Identify an implication for animal and human health.
  4. Identify a One Health approach strategy for prevention, detection, or response to public health threats.
  5. Identify 2 new resources from CDC partners.

Objectives covered:

  1. One Health News from CDC – objective 5
  2. An overview on primary amebic meningoencephalitis, including the mode of infection with the causative agent, Naegleria fowleri, clinical signs, treatment, and the recent changing epidemiology of the disease – objectives 1 and 3
  3. Human case of bubonic plague resulting from the bite of a wild Gunnison’s prairie dog during translocation from a plague-endemic area – objectives 1, 2, and 3
  4. Live poultry-associated Salmonella outbreaks in 2017. – objectives 1, 2, and 4
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