The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

 

This course includes a variety of presentations intended for tropical medicine and global health professionals who work with patients who are persistently at-risk or those with episodic risk (such as travelers) of contracting tropical diseases. This series is comprised of asynchronous and interactive sessions designed to familiarize and provide refresher opportunities. This series will also include emerging infectious diseases that are sparked in the tropics.


Target Audience

This course is intended for physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals who care for patients in or from the tropics, or who might experience a health risk traditionally associated with the tropics.


Course Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify pervasive, episodic, and emerging threats to patients and communities
  2. Develop strategies for case management based upon patients' and healthcare professionals' context in tropical medicine and emerging infectious diseases
  3. Integrate tropical medicine approaches to the delivery of care and how a team functions to make informed decisions while respecting the patient and community values

How to Access the Modules and Receive Continuing Education Credit


Available Modules

Click on the title to learn more about the module.

Tropical Medicine - Welcome 

Introduction/Welcome

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH and M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H
The Tropical Context 

The Tropical Context

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH
Malaria 

Malaria

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH and M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H

 

Upcoming Modules

Tropical Medicine Clinical Laboratory Approaches I  

Tropical Medicine Clinical Laboratory Approaches I

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

Enteric Diseases

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH and M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H
Zoonotic Threats 

Zoonotic Threats

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH and M. Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTM&H

 


Accreditation

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.

 

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

Successful completion of these CME activities, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn medical knowledge MOC points in the

Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. 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.


Scholarships (International Applicants Only)

This course is offering scholarships for eligible international applicants to cover the registration fees of the modules. These scholarships will be based on the appropriateness of the applicant’s field of study and financial need. To apply, submit your application with the following information:

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Please allow up to 1 week for your application to be processed.

 


Questions?

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