Zika Virus: Updates to Clinical Guidance and Recommendations for Pregnant Women and Infants
Date:Thursday, July 27, 2017
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time)
CDC has updated its interim guidance for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus to include separate recommendations for pregnant women with symptoms and pregnant women without symptoms. In addition, CDC recently released its latest findings from the Zika pregnancy and infant registries on pregnancy outcomes for pregnant women with Zika virus infection in the U.S. territories and has new updates for healthcare providers on pediatric ophthalmologic findings in infants with possible congenital Zika virus exposure. During this COCA Call, clinicians will learn about the recent updates to CDC’s interim guidance for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus; hear about the latest findings on pregnancy outcomes in the U.S. territories, based on the Zika pregnancy and infant registries; and receive new information on pediatric ophthalmologic findings to assist in caring for patients based on currently available data.
Dana Meaney-Delman, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Officer
Office of Infectious Disease
National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Sasapin Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics
Duke University School of Medicine
Titilope Oduyebo, MD, MPH
Division of Reproductive Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
At the conclusion of the session, the participant will be able to accomplish the following:
- Understand and apply the updated interim guidance for pregnant women with possible exposure to Zika virus in practice.
- Understand the latest estimates from the U.S. territories regarding pregnancy outcomes associated with Zika virus infection during pregnancy.
- Apply knowledge of pediatric ophthalmologic findings in infants when evaluating and managing infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection.
- Audio conference call on Wednesday, 07/27/17: 2:00 - 3:00 PM (Eastern Time)
- Web-on-demand training after 3:00 PM on 07/27/17
- Materials: PowerPoint slide set
- https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/testing-algorithm-asymptomatic.pdfpdf icon
- https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/Testing_Algorithm.pdfpdf icon
- https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/lab-table.pdfpdf icon
- https://www.cdc.gov/zika/pdfs/when-to-test-zika.pdfpdf icon
“WC2286” for attendees who participate in the live call (must be completed by August 27, 2017)
“WD2286” for attendees who participate in the online presentation (must be completed by August 27, 2019)
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