Monkeypox 101

Overview

Join us on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. ET to 3:00 p.m. ET to learn more about the basics of monkeypox and CDC’s response to the current outbreak.

You will learn about the signs and symptoms of monkeypox, how it spreads, understanding your risk, and how to prevent and treat monkeypox. You’ll also hear about the trends for the current outbreak in the United States, how CDC is responding to and working toward reducing stigma surrounding monkeypox, and how you can help.

This webinar will feature Neal Carnes, PhD, LGBTQ+ Equity Advisor for CDC’s Monkeypox Response, and Lieutenant Commander Caroline Schrodt, MD, MSPH, Clinical Consultations Lead for CDC’s Monkeypox Response. Closed captioning and live ASL and Spanish interpretation will be available.

 

 

Presenters

  • Neal Carnes, PhD – LGBTQ+ Equity Advisor, Monkeypox Response
  • Lieutenant Commander Caroline Schrodt, MD, MSPH – Clinical Consultations Lead for CDC’s Monkeypox Response

Call Materials

View slides [PDF – 12 MB]

Webinar Details

When: Wednesday September 28, 2022, 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register for the webinar: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_8zR7JFz2SCSiylJwoFebpw

Webinar participants and viewers will accomplish the following:

  • Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered during the presentation.
  • Describe the topic’s implications for respective constituents.
  • Discuss concerns and issues related to preparedness for and response to urgent public health threats.
  • Identify reliable information resources for the topic.
  • Describe how to promote health improvement, wellness, and disease prevention.

After this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the signs and symptoms of monkeypox
  • Identify the various ways monkeypox can spread
  • Identify and promote monkeypox preventive methods
  • Describe how CDC is working to prevent stigma surrounding monkeypox
  • Describe actions they can take to help
  • Zoom Webinar/Audio conference call on 9/28/2022: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m . (Eastern Time)
  • Materials: PowerPoint slide set (see Call Materials)

None at this time

CEU:  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEU’s for this program.

CECH: Sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES®) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES®) to receive up to 1 total Category I continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced level continuing education contact hours available are 0. CDC provider number 98614.

For Certified Public Health Professionals (CPH)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is a pre-approved provider of Certified in Public Health (CPH) recertification credits and is authorized to offer 1 CPH recertification credits for this program.

DISCLOSURE:  In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use.

CDC, our planners, presenters, and their spouses/partners wish to disclose they have no financial interests or other relationships with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services, or commercial supporters. Planners have reviewed content to ensure there is no bias.

Content will not include any discussion of the unlabeled use of a product or a product under investigational use.

CDC did not accept commercial support for this continuing education activity.

Page last reviewed: September 16, 2022