CDC To Hold Live Satellite Broadcast on Anthrax

  1. CDC To Hold Live Satellite Broadcast on Anthrax
    10/17/01

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a live satellite broadcast on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4-5:30 p.m. EDT, and a re-broadcast on Monday, Oct. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. EDT, aimed at helping health care workers correctly recognize, test, diagnose, treat and report potential cases that could be attributed to anthrax. The broadcast also will include an overview of CDC readiness and response to recent events.

    "Anthrax: What Every Clinician Should Know" will feature Tommy Thompson, Secretary, Department of Health & Human Services, and Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, Director, CDC, on the panel of experts. A question-and-answer session will enable participants nationwide to pose questions to panelists via fax or e-mail during the program.

    For broadcast specifics, go to http://www.aha.org/index.asp or call the CDC's Public Health Training Network at (404) 639-3707.
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  3. by   NRSKarenRN
    Anthrax: What Every Clinician Should Know

    Here is link to radio broadcast available using realplayer:
    http://www.cdc.gov/phtn/
  4. by   debbyed
    Thanks for the info. I find patients asking more and more questions that I don't know the answers to.
  5. by   rncountry
    Karen, did the teleconference on that today. I'm doing infection control and wound care now. I found that the information was not significantly any different than what has been on TV.

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