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The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

The Nebraska Tropical Medicine Course

This free on-demand 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.

The course is comprised of asynchronous and interactive sessions designed to familiarize and provide refresher opportunities. This course will also include emerging infectious diseases that are sparked in the tropics.

Course Information

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 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.

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

Available Modules

Each module will have a corresponding post-test and evaluation. To receive continuing education credit, you will have to successfully complete the post-test with 100% accuracy.

The Tropical Context

The Tropical Context

Available until Aug. 24, 2022

Malaria

Malaria

Available until Aug. 24, 2022

Tropical Medicine Clinical Cases

Tropical Medicine Clinical Cases

Available until Nov. 14, 2022

Enteric Diseases

Enteric Diseases

Available until Dec. 14, 2022

Accreditation

JA Accredited LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. 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

  • American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program;
  • American Board of Pathology's (ABPATH) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program; and
  • American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

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.