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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) - CE747
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
A More Deadly Human Coronavirus Emerges


CE747 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Catherine J. Swift, MT(ASCP)
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Objectives:
The goal of this Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) program is to provide nurses, lab professionals, nurse practitioners and physicians with the information needed for the prompt identification and isolation of suspected MERS-CoV-infected patients to prevent the spread of infection in healthcare facilities. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain MERS-CoV infections and how they are transmitted to humans
  • Describe symptoms, complications and diagnosis of the virus
  • Provide recommendations for preventing the transmission of the virus in hospitals
  • Discuss how the members of the interprofessional healthcare team can stem the spread of MERS in the acute care setting both individually and collectively
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, lab professionals, nurse practitioners and physicians.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/31/2019


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