503 Think Global, Act Local: Perspectives on Emerging Infectious Diseases and Their Impact on Our Community

Session Number: 503
Track: Clinical Practice and Advanced Practice
Session Type: Concurrent Session - 90 minutes
Primary Presenter: Amy Kolwaite, MS, MPH, ARNP [Nurse Epidemiologist - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention]
Time: Apr 26, 2017 (01:00 PM - 02:30 PM)
Room: Strand 10AB

Session Description:  This session will cover recent and current outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases (e.g. Zika, Ebola Virus Disease, MERS-CoV) and the impact on U.S. healthcare providers and their communities. We will cover disease epidemiology, including risk factors, as well as a description of national and global efforts to prevent and control the various infectious diseases.

Date and Time: April 26th, 1:00PM-2:30PM