Travel History Patient Assessment

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this training, learners will be able to:

  • Explain how global travel makes it possible for patients seeking care in areas without active transmission of the disease to have the Zika virus.
  • List the three criteria for preliminary diagnosis to decide whether to seek laboratory confirmation of the Zika virus.
  • Recall methods to include in gathering information about risk of Zika infection in patient interactions.
  • Locate relevant resources on the CDC website to support proper care of infected patients, prevention of Zika transmission, and reporting of confirmed cases.
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Page last reviewed: August 23, 2018