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AHEC is demonstrating their strong commitment to rural healthcare
workforce development. Upcoming CME/ CEU Events will be listed
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This Disease has been continuously in the news and on
the Public's and Health Care Providers' minds. A number of
sources for useful information are available, links to ones
we have found are below:
2. The CDC has a long list of Frequently
Asked Questions about Anthrax, as well as a link to
bioterrorism information, and related issues.
3. CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response:
Smallpox disease was eradicated from earth in 1977. Because
of concerns that smallpox virus could be used as an agent
of bioterrorism, providers should be familiar with the disease
and the vaccine to prevent it.
FREE VIDEO COPIES AVAILABLE: The CDC will provide
a single VHS videotape of a 12/13/01 satellite and web
broadcast program free of charge to anyone who is unable
to view the live broadcast. In this satellite and web
broadcast, a panel of experts from the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) will present information on
virology, epidemiology, clinical features and diagnosis
of smallpox, and the characteristics and use of smallpox
vaccine. You can order the video from the Public Health
Foundation by phone at 1-877-252-1200 or online at http://bookstore.phf.org.
Alternatively, you may send a request for a single copy
of the video by sending your name and complete mailing address
by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or fax (301-843-0159) with "Smallpox" in the subject line.
National Library of Medicine - MEDLINEplus Health Topic on
Contains links to pertinent smallpox information from CDC,
other federal agencies, WHO, professional associations, media
reports, preformulated MEDLINE searches, and more.
FOR THE LATEST AUTHORITATIVE INFORMATION: CDC Public Health
Emergency Preparedness & Response: www.bt.cdc.gov
Contains authoritative and up-to-date clinical and public
information regarding anthrax and other potential bioterrorism
Webcast links for the entire series of bioterrorism broadcasts
since October 18 can be found at www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING AND INFORMATION RESOURCES:
Public Health Foundation's online distance learning clearinghouse,
provides information on over 40 distance learning courses
for public health professionals on bioterrorism and emergency