Zika Virus Update: Clinical Implications for the Healthcare Environment

Publish Date: October 13, 2016 | Content Areas: Strategic Planning | Tags: Disaster/Outbreak Preparedness | Formats: On-Demand Recording

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The CDC has released new guidelines to prevent transmission of the Zika virus to protect individuals from this potentially deadly virus as new routes of transmission are being explored and more fully understood. This on-demand recording will address supply chain’s role as they work closely with clinical staff on the implications to supply chain across the continuum of care.  Dr. Hudson Garrett, Global Chief Clinical Officer for Pentax Medical-Hoya Corporation and served on the AHRMM Education Committee, will address the latest guidelines from the CDC and provide an overview of the virus for supply chain professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the epidemiology and routes for transmission of Zika virus
  • Review the current status of the ongoing outbreak of Zika virus globally
  • Discuss evidence based approaches to prevention, evaluation, recognition and treatment of patients with suspected or confirmed Zika Virus
  • Discuss preparedness for Zika virus for professionals in healthcare settings.

Presenter: Hudson Garrett Jr., PhD, MSN, MPH, FNP-BC, CSRN, PLNC, DON-CLTC, C-NAC, VA-BC, Global Chief Clinical Officer, Pentax Medical-Hoya Corporation