JS1415 Las Colinas Medical Center: Case Presentations: Can We Prevent Epidemics of West Nile Encephalitis? (010814)
Lecture and formal discussion to update physicians in previously identified, as needed topic areas, utilizing case presentation, slide presentation, videotapes, x-rays and discussions.
This program is appropriate for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
1. Understand the mosquito-bird cycle that propagates West Nile epidemics.
2. Review the meterological conditions that predispose to West Nile epidemics.
3. Learn how mosquito surveillance of West Nile infection rates in mosquitos can predict West Nile epidemics before human cases begin to increase.
4. Understand the safety and effectiveness of aerial spraying of insecticides to preempt an impending West Nile epidemic.
Michael Waldron, MD- Course Director
Robert Haley, MD- Speaker
- 1.00 AMA
- 1.00 Attendance