Enteric Diseases
The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course     This module is part of The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course.

Enteric Diseases

Module Description

Traveler's diarrhea is the bane of many adventurers, especially those traveling abroad. This module addresses the diversity of enteric diseases caused by micro-organisms resulting in intestinal illnesses. It focuses on case management, treatment, and prevention of these diseases.


Module Objectives

Upon completion of this module, participants should be better able to:

  1. Describe the host and how people become infected with the following enteric diseases: traveler’s diarrhea, invasive enteric bacteria, cholera, amebiasis, giardiasis, and cryptosporidiosis
  2. Describe key features of case management of the following enteric diseases: traveler’s diarrhea, invasive enteric bacteria, cholera, amebiasis, giardiasis, and cryptosporidiosis
  3. Apply knowledge of the epidemiology and case management to identify approaches to decreasing the impact of the following enteric diseases: traveler’s diarrhea, invasive enteric bacteria, cholera, amebiasis, giardiasis, and cryptosporidiosis
  4. Integrate approaches to medical care delivery and health team functioning in the tropical environment to inform treatment decisions that respect patient and community values

Faculty

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH

Professor, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, UNMC

M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H

Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology; Director, Nebraska Biocontainment Unit Clinical Laboratory; Director, Emerging Pathogens Laboratory, UNMC


Method of Participation

Term of Approval

Release Date: June 15, 2021
Expiration Date: June 14, 2022


Continuing Education Credits

JA Provider MarkIn 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.

Physicians

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for ANCC 1.5 contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.


Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures

Disclosure Declaration (PDF)

Disclosures

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

The following faculty member has nothing to disclose:

PLANNING COMMITTEE

The following planning committee members have nothing to disclose:


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Questions?

If you have questions regarding this course, please contact Bailey Wrenn via email.