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Dermatologic Manifestations of the Biowarfare Agents

Dermatologic Manifestations of the Biowarfare Agents

This activity carries a fee of $40.00 to review the content and receive credit.

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

November 15, 2014

Expires

November 15, 2017

Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 / CE for Nurses
1.00 / CE for Nurse Practitioners; includes 0.25 pharmacology credits

Accredited Provider


This activity is provided by AKH Inc.

Commercial Supporter

This activity is NOT supported by a commercial educational grant.

Program Description

This activity is designed to review the current diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations for the potential biowarfare agents.

Intended Audience

This independent self study activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and nurse practitioners at all levels and settings in the healthcare industry.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand the microbiology and pathogenesis of the most important biowarfare agents
  • Develop keen understanding of their cutaneous manifestations
  • Order/interpret newest laboratory identification techniques
  • Prevent/treat biowarfare microbe diseases
  • Accredited Provider Disclosure

    It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflict of interest is resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity.

    Faculty

    Michael B. Morgan, MD
    Managing Director, Pensacola Dermpath Diagnostics
    Clinical Professor, Pathology and Dermatology
    University of South Florida College of Medicine
    Tampa, FL

    Dr. Morgan discloses no significant financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

    Staff/Reviewers Disclosures

    Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN – Lead Nurse Planner
    Ms. Caputo discloses no significant financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

    Bernadette Marie Makar, MSN, NP-C, APRN-C – Nurse Planner
    Ms. Makar discloses no significant financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.

    AKH Inc. and NADNP planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

    Credit

    1.00

    Type

    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

    Accreditation Statement

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (NADNP). AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Designation Statement

    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Physician Assistants: NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
    from organizations accredited
    by ACCME.

    Credit

    1.00

    Type

    CE for Nurses

    Accreditation Statement

    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

    Florida Nursing
    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is an approved provider for nursing continuing education by the Florida Board of Nursing #50-2560.

    Designation Statement

    This activity is awarded 1.00 contact hours.

    Florida Nursing
    This activity is awarded 1.00 contact hours.

    Credit

    1.00

    Type

    CE for Nurse Practitioners

    Accreditation Statement

    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education.
    Provider Number: 030803.
    This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standard.

    Designation Statement

    This activity is awarded 1.0 contact hours, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology. Program ID #21454.

    Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

    This educational activity does not include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

    Disclaimer

    AKH Inc.’s courses are designed solely to provide healthcare professionals with information to assist in their practice and professional development. The courses are researched thoroughly, utilizing current literature and including practical experiences. AKH’s courses are not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The courses serve as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, they cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH educational courses do not endorse commercial products. The author(s) and the publisher specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the courses. AKH further disclaims any responsibility for undetected errors, or from the reader’s misunderstanding of the course.

    Method of Participation

    In order to receive credit, participants should read the entire monograph, complete and submit an evaluation and score at least 70% on the self-assessment test. AKH Inc. allows for one (1) re-test at no additional charge; additional re-tests must be purchased again at the full cost. Certificates will be available in the transcripts upon successful completion of the self-assessment test. If you have questions about this CME/CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at service@akhcme.com.

    Copyright

    Copyright © 2014, AKH Inc. No part of this publication may be produced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior permission of the publisher.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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