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ZIKA BEYOND THE MOSQUITO NET: AN UPDATE ON TRANSMISSION, SCREENING AND PREVENTION

June 15, 2016
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Congress Hall
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ


THIS CONFERENCE IS FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Describe the epidemiology of the Zika virus; discuss what you need to know about mosquitoes that can transmit Zika; describe the advisory warnings regarding travel and Zika transmission with parents and teens; recognize and evaluate a pregnant woman who has been exposed to the Zika virus; and discuss the effects on the newborn who mother has had the Zika infection.

AGENDA

9:30 AM -   Registration and Breakfast
10:00 AM - Opening Remarks and Welcome
10:15 AM - Zika Virus: What We Know and Don't Know – Meg Fisher MD, Department of Pediatrics, The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
11:00 AM - What You Need to Know About the Mosquitoes That Can Transmit Zika and How to Avoid Them – Scott C. Crans, Administrator, Office of Mosquito Control Coordination, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
11:45 AM - Zika Virus: Clinical Features and Epidemiology    Updated Handout – Kim Cervantes, MA, MPH, CIC, Vector borne Disease Program Coordinator, Infectious and Zoonotic Disease Program, New Jersey Department of Health
12:30 PM - Lunch provided on-site
1:30 PM -  Break Out Sessions

Session A:  Zika Care Connect: Creating Linkages Between Specialized Providers – Laurie Navin, Maternal and Child Health Director, March of Dimes-New Jersey Chapter

Session B:  Successes and Barriers to Zika Virus Outreach – Ann Rojas, MPH, Zika Prevention Program Consultant, Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative.

Join other participants in small group discussion to identify untapped audiences for Zika prevention, share successes from the field and make recommendations for further work in preventing Zika transmission.

2:15 PMZika and Sexual Transmission: How to Protect You, Your Baby and Your Partner    Updated Handout – Steven Dunagan, Special Projects Coordinator, New Jersey Department of Health and Francesca Esposito, Public Health Representative 1, New Jersey Department of Health
3:00 PM Zika and Reproduction – Robert A. Graebe , MD, Chairman/Program Director, Department of OB/GYN, Monmouth Medical Center
3:45 PM -  Closing remarks and evaluation

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

Certificates for any continuing education will not be distributed until the corresponding evaluation form is submitted.

Health Educators: SNJPC/FHI has been approved to issue 5.0 Category I CECHs for conference attendance.  If you are a CHES make sure you provide your CHES ID # when signing in. 

Nurses: Nurses who complete 100% of program and complete an evaluation will receive a certificate of attendance and 4.75 nursing contact hours by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative. No partial credit will be given. Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number: 106-1-16-16   Approval Number: 3-17-3

GREEN INITIATIVE

In an effort to conserve our resources, presentation handouts will be available to view and download. No paper handouts will be provided at the event. To view or download/print a speaker's PowerPoint presentation, click on the presentation title in the agenda below to open a PDF. If you have difficulty accessing these files, please contact Omaira Salas at 856-665-6000 or osalas@snjpc.org.

DISCLOSURES

No conflicts of interest is present for speakers, planning committee members or content reviewers.

QUESTIONS

If you have any questions or experience difficulty with registration, contact Omaira Salas at 856-665-6000 or osalas@snjpc.org.


This Offering is sponsored by the Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, funded by a Health Service Grant through the NJ Department of Health.

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