CDC Webinar for PAs on Zika and Pregnancy: Zika Virus Implications for Pregnant Women
This activity outlines Zika virus implications for pregnant women and provides healthcare providers with information about educating their patients and pregnant women on the precautions they should take to avoid contracting the virus.
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CDC Webinar for PAs on Zika and Pregnancy: Zika Virus Implications for Pregnant Women

Jenna L. Dorn, MPA; Evelyn Rodriguez, MD, MPH, MBA

The World Health Organization declared Zika virus a public health emergency of international concern after local transmission was reported in many other countries and territories. With the likelihood that the Zika virus will continue to spread to new international and domestic areas. This activity outlines Zika virus implications for pregnant women and provides healthcare providers with information about educating their patients and pregnant women on the precautions they should take to avoid contracting the virus.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • List the ways pregnant women become infected with the Zika virus
  • Describe CDC recommendations for testing of pregnant women with possible exposure
  • Describe CDC recommendations for testing of couples interested in conceiving who reside in an active Zika virus transmission area
  • Describe the implications of Zika virus infection
  • Identify the cases that meet criteria for inclusion in the U.S. Zika Pregnancy Registry

Accreditation Statement


This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 0.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credit by the AAPA Review Panel. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards. Approval is valid until August 30, 2018.

Program Developer/Facilitator

In a landmark partnership, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and AAPA.

Disclosure Policy Statement

All individuals in a position to control the content of this activity have disclosed their relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Disclosures from the author(s) are listed below.

Jenna L. Dorn, MPA
AAPA CEO
American Academy of PAs
Alexandria, VA
Salary: AAPA

Evelyn Rodriguez, MD, MPH, MBA
Medical Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA
Salary: CDC

Disclaimer

The opinions and comments expressed by faculty and other experts, whose input is included in this program, are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs mentioned in this program including indications, contraindications, warnings, and adverse effects and dosage before administering to patients.

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