Free Continuing Nursing Education from the CDC for Clinicians

View the PowerPoint slides, listen to the audio from the original conference call and complete the evaluation to earn a free contact hour. Available until October 29, 2010

Title

Diabetes and Influenza (both Seasonal and H1N1): What Clinicians need to Know

Speakers

Suchita Lorick, DO MPH ; Pamela Allweiss, MD MPH; Kristina Ernst BSN

Objectives

After this activity, the participants will be able to:
1. Identify the type of vaccines and antiviral coverage that are appropriate for people with diabetes
2. Describe the key sick day rules health care providers should emphasize to people with diabetes

Title

Overview of CDC Guidance on Infection Control in Healthcare Facilities (2009 H1N1 Influenza)

Speakers

Arjun Srinivasan, MD; David Weissman, MD

Objectives

After this activity, the participants will be able to:
1. Identify updates and revisions to CDC interim guidance on infection control measures to prevent 2009 H1N1 flu transmission in healthcare facilities.
2. Understand approaches and importance for facilities to have a comprehensive plan with regard to respiratory protection which is practical.
3. Describe specific recommendations within this guidance including promoting and administering H1N1 vaccine as well as seasonal flu vaccine.

Link: https://emergency.cdc.gov/coca/callinfo.asp

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