|This module is part of The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course.|
We reinforce learning and practice through practical application. This module takes a deep dive into a diverse array of clinical cases from within the U.S. and around the world managed by faculty. Faculty highlights technical and contextual case management aspects in tropical medicine.
Upon completion of this module, participants should be better able to:
- Employ clinical syndrome and contextual circumstances to identify patient risks
- Employ clinical syndrome and contextual circumstances to design an initial case management approach
- Describe epidemiologic and case management aspects of tropical medicine threats to patient and community health
- Integrate approaches to medical care delivery and health team functioning in the tropical environment to inform treatment decisions that respect patient and community values
David Brett-Major, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, UNMC
Method of Participation
- Review the entire activity.
- Successfully complete the post-test with 100% accuracy.
- Complete the evaluation.
- This module will take approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete.
Term of Approval
Release Date: Nov. 14, 2021
Expiration Date: Nov. 14, 2022
Continuing Education Credits
In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 1.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.
Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to:
- 1.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
- 1.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPATH) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
- 1.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.
It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM, ABPATH, or ABP MOC credit.
Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures
Disclosure Declaration (PDF)
The accredited provider has mitigated and is disclosing identified relevant financial relationships for the following faculty, planners, and others in control of content prior to assuming their roles:
FACULTY AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
- David Brett-Major, MD, MPH
Consultant: Regional Office for the Americas, World Health Organization (PAHO)
Self-Published Author: "A Year of Ebola"
The following planning committee members have nothing to disclose:
- M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H
- Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN
- Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
- Courtney Smith
- Bailey Wrenn, MA