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TCMS Zika Educational Forum

Written by Emily Johnson. Posted in Latest TCMS News & Events

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Educational Forum
Physicians, Medical Students and other Healthcare Providers welcome!

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6-8 PM
Where: University of Minnesota, Moos Tower, Room 2-620, 515 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
Cost: FREE!

The Minnesota Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 
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Objectives:

  1. Describe the clinical manifestations of Zika virus infection: typical illness, fetal damage, Guillain-Barré syndrome
  2. Define mosquito vectors and vector control
  3. Counsel travelers to Zika transmission areas and persons living in endemic areas. 
 
Moderator
Peter Bornstein, MD, MBA 

Speakers

Frank Rhame, MD - Clinical aspects of Zika Infection, Early Epidemiology
Case report, Discovery, Epidemiology up to Yap epidemic, Clinical Aspects, Link to Microcephaly and Guillian-Barré Syndrome, follow up of infected and potentially infected infants.

 Dave Neitzel, MS - Zika Virus Vectors
Mosquito behavior, vector competency, current and future transmission prospects, vector control 

Elizabeth Schiffman, MA, MPH - Current Zika Epidemiology, Sexual and Bloodborne
Transmission, Recommendations and Guidelines
Epidemiology of Yap, French Polynesia and S America outbreaks; Evidence for and Mechanisms of Sexual and Bloodborne Transmission; Management Guidelines and Recommendations”

 
Schedule:
6:00pm-6:05pm:
Introduction

6:05pm-6:40pm:
“Clinical aspects of Zika Infection, Early Epidemiology

6:40pm-7:10pm:
“Zika Virus Vectors”

7:10pm-7:50pm:
“Current Zika Epidemiology, Sexual and Bloodborne Transmission, Recommendations and Guidelines”
7:50pm-8:00pm:
Q & A  
 

If you have any questions or difficulty registering please call Emily Larsen @ 612-623-2885 or emial This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Minnesota Medical Association and the Twin Cities Medical Society. The Minnesota Medical Association (MMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


 
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