Emerging Infectious Diseases (Methodist Critical Care Series)

  • Date: December 9, 2014
  • Time: 7:00 am to 8:00 am
  • Location: Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium, 8303 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68114

Target Audience

Target Audience

Physicians, nurses, respiratory care practitioners, social workers, and other health care professionals involved in the care of acutely ill adults.

Cost

Cost

Value: $40

Cost: $0 with promo code 100PD

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:

This program is intended to provide current information on clinical topics related to the care of patients with acute illnesses.

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss current information regarding the emergence of infectious diseases and the care of patients with acute illnesses.

Agenda

Agenda

TimeAgenda
6:45-7:00am Registration
7:00-8:00am Emerging Infectious Diseases

Presented by Robert Penn, MD
8:00am Adjournment

Speakers

Speakers

Robert Penn, MD is the Medical Director and Healthcare Epidemiologist for the Department of Healthcare Epidemiology & Infection Prevention at Nebraska Methodist Hospital. 
 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEUs for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation form. 

Physicians
The Nebraska Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT STATEMENT
The Nebraska Methodist Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
1.0 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07.
Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for NPs.

Respiratory Care Practitioners
This program meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Respiratory Care Practitioners. 

Social Workers
This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 1.0 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.

Education Credit
1.0 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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