Monkeypox: Symptoms and Treatment

About the Course 
Although first discovered in 1958, Monkeypox is a rare disease that has recently been seen in the European Union and is under investigation in the US by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Care providers need to be aware of the disease and the potential impact on their patient population as well as treatment options. This course will provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge necessary to be able to identify and treat the disease.

Listen, Learn, and Earn CE Hours with this podcast course. Available on AppleSpotify, and other podcast apps.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: 
  • Describe the clinical presentation that should alert the clinician to the possibility of Monkeypox.
  • Protect oneself and staff when encountering a suspected case of Monkeypox.
  • Manage a patient with suspected Monkeypox. 
  • Understand available tools including vaccination in the management of Monkeypox outbreaks.
  • Use your understanding of routes of transmission and incubation period to identify other at risk individuals.
About the Author
Daniel Griffin, MD, PhD, CTropMed, CTH 
  • Board certified in internal medicine and infectious disease
  • Expertise in global health, tropical medicine, parasitology, and virology 
  • International speaker for organizations such as the University of Glasgow, the University of Minnesota, the Peace Corps, the Foundation for International Medical Relief for Children, Floating Doctors, and Remote Care Education.
  • Podcast co-host for This Week in Virology, Infectious Disease Puscast, and This Week in Parasitism   
  • Co-author, Parasitic Diseases, 7th edition
How to Receive Credit
  • Listen to the entire podcast and review resources listed in the show notes which requires 1.0 hour of time.
  • At the end of the course, answer the Yes/No Affirmation question to indicate that you have completed the educational activity.
  • Specific to Florida: A mandatory Final Examination with a passing score of 70% or higher is required. Exam questions link content to the course Learning Objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri Healthcare, LLC not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. 
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Course ID: 72545