Release Date: Aug 2019
CC: PC, MK, PBL, ICS, PR, SBP
Colleen S. Kraft, MD, MSc
Medical Director of Microbiology Section, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA; Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
After completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Understand the current state of emerging infectious diseases and the state of preparedness in the United States.
- Be aware of novel therapeutics for Ebola virus disease.
- Articulate the testing strategies currently employed in healthcare settings for special pathogens.
Who should attend? Practicing Pathologists, Residents, Doctoral Scientists, Laboratory Managers, Students
Since the Ebola virus disease outbreak in 2014-2016 in West Africa, there have been many advances in the understanding of the viral pathogenesis, immunology, and transmission of this deadly disease. With continued outbreaks of Ebola virus disease, it’s important to remain abreast of the latest information. This webcast will help learners understand the current state of Ebola virus vaccines and therapeutics.