Infectious Diseases Update B: This Decade’s Emerging Trend – Infections by Zoonotic Transmission

$35.00

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Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• The on-demand recording to watch later at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• The on-demand recording to watch later at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing
• A certificate of completion

Topics:
• How significant is the trend towards Zoonotic (animal to human) transmission of Infections?
• How does the needed genetic mutation occur?
• Which infections jump the species barrier directly to humans or though an intermediary host?
• Significant characteristics of SARS, CoV -1  and SARS; SARS CoV – 2 and COVID -19
• The most significant Zoonotic Illness of the  last century: HIV and AIDS; Lyme Disease
• Avian flu, Swine flu, human flu and MERS
• Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE)

Description:
Few areas in healthcare are changing as rapidly as infectious diseases. This four part webinar provides an up-to-the minute update on current issues in infectious diseases. Major infectious disease trends will be reviewed, including: COVID-19, impact of global warming, food-borne illnesses, infectious agents and their relationship to acute and chronic disease. New vaccines, like for COVID-19, HPV and other diseases, will be reviewed, along with the status of older vaccines. Superbugs, healthcare acquired infections and antibiotic stewardship will also be discussed. Join us for this very timely topic!

Who Should Attend?:
• RNs, NPs, RPNs, & LPNs in public health, acute, community, primary & long term care settings
• Infection Control Practitioners, Occupational Health Nurses;
• Physician Assistants, Dietitians, Chiropractors, Pharmacy Technicians
• Nurse Practitioners, Tele-Health Nurses, Educators, Managers

Barb Bancroft, RN, MSN, PNP
Barb Bancroft is a widely acclaimed nursing teacher who has taught courses on Advanced Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Physical Assessment to both graduate and undergraduate students. Also certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, she has held faculty positions at the University of Virginia, the University of Arkansas, Loyola University of Chicago, and St. Xavier University of Chicago. Barb is known for her extensive knowledge of pathophysiology and as one of the most dynamic nursing speakers in North America today. Delivering her material with equal parts of evidence based practise, practical application, and humour, she has taught numerous seminars on clinical and health maintenance topics to healthcare professionals, including the Association for Practitioners for Infection Control, The Emergency Nurses’ Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and more.