Ebola Virus Disease: What Should You Know?
Update and Demonstration of Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment
October 31, 2014 - October 31, 2017
- Course Description
This online enduring material presentation will focus on the Ebola Virus Disease and the recent preparedness updates. This presentation is designed to address the current status as well as preparation plans and includes a demonstration of PPE donning and doffing for purposes of general education.
In addition, there will be resources on Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Be Used by Healthcare Workers and a video from the experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offering step-by-step guidance regarding the new personal protective equipment recommendations for patients with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease.
Who Should Attend?
This activity is designed to meet the educational goals of physicians and other healthcare professionals specializing in infectious diseases, internal medicine, emergency medicine, and those involved during the management of patients with the Ebola Virus Disease.
- Recognize the epidemiologic risk factors
- Identify the clinical signs and symptoms
- Understand the modes of transmission and means of prevention
- Understand the proper donning and doffing of personal protective equipment
Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to print their certificate.
Program Registration Information
Continuing Medical Education Credit - Accreditation Statement
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine has designated this enduring material for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of attendance for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance
Texas Medical Board – Ethics Statement
† This presentation meets the Texas Medical Board criteria for formal continuing medical education involving the study of medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
Release date: October 31, 2014 Credits expire: October 31, 2017
Credit may be obtained upon successful completion of the activity’s pre and post test and evaluation.
Continuing Medical Education Office
Phone: 1(866) 601-4448 or (210)-567-4491
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Jason Bowling, MD
Department of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
Financial Disclosure: Dr. Jason Bowling has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclosue.