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Zika Virus: What Every Nurse Should Know

Zika Virus: What Every Nurse Should Know

Zika Virus: What Every Nurse Should Know

Merry-K. Moos, RN, MPH, FAAN
Merry-K. Moos, RN, MPH, FAAN
on behalf of March of Dimes Foundation

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Launch date: 08 Jan 2018
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Last updated: 14 Jul 2019

Reference: 185929

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Mrs Tagisia Rabjones (28 May 2018)
Having only limited knowledge of the Zika virus via media; this course provides uptodate information and strategies to equip families to prevent obtaining the virus.

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Description

The magnitude of the complications of Zika infection on developing fetuses and rapidly evolving recommendations around related care require that nurses stay up to date on the latest information to best serve women of childbearing age and their families. The purpose of this article is to provide nurses with critical information on strategies to prevent Zika infection and appropriate follow-up of pregnant women and affected infants.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Describe the epidemiology and transmission of the Zika virus.

2. Identify five strategies to reduce transmission on the Zika virus.

3. Explain appropriate surveillance for women infected with the virus.

4. Describe appropriate follow-up of infants exposed to Zika virus in utero.

5. Identify resources to keep knowledge about prevention and management of Zika infection up to date.
Merry-K. Moos, RN, MPH, FAAN

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Merry-K. Moos, RN, MPH, FAAN
on behalf of March of Dimes Foundation

Merry-K. Moos, BSN, MPH, FAAN
Until her retirement, Merry-K. Moos was a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and adjunct professor in both the Schools of Public Health and Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a researcher, author and clinician who is nationally and internationally recognized for her expertise in preconceptional and interconceptional health and health care. She and her colleague, Robert Cefalo, wrote the first book on preconceptional health in the United States in 1988; it, as well as her other related publications, have served as a platform for change in the delivery of reproductive health care in this country. Ms. Moos remains active in developing and promoting strategies to advance preconception health care in the United States and beyond.
Disclosure: Merry-K. Moos is Lead Nurse Planner for the March of Dimes Foundation; She has no financial, professional or personal relationships that could potentially bias the content of this module.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 1.50 Hours

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Mrs Tagisia Rabjones (28 May 2018)
Having only limited knowledge of the Zika virus via media; this course provides uptodate information and strategies to equip families to prevent obtaining the virus.

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