This course is an overview of congenital CMV and will cover basic information about transmission, prevention, prevalence, awareness, and advocacy.
This course is part of a seven-course series, Congenital Cytomegalovirus (cCMV): What Health Care Providers Need to Know Now, in partnership with Midwestern University and Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The congenital CMV (cCMV) series presents the latest research on diagnosis and treatment, raise awareness, delineate prevention efforts, provide information about early intervention options, and disseminate family support resources in an effort to reduce the number of babies infected with cCMV.
Upcoming Live Webinars
CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Advanced; ACAud/1.0; AG Bell - LSLS/1.0 Domain 2, Domain 7; AHIP/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IACET/0.1; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to define congenital cytomegalovirus (cCMV) and populations most at risk for seroconversion.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the primary modes of transmission of cCMV.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the problems with and importance of early detection and treatment of newborns born infected with cCMV.
|30-40 Minutes||Awareness Gap|
|55-60 Minutes||Q & A|
Kathleen M. Muldoon, Ph.D. is an anthropologist and Professor of Anatomy at Midwestern University, Glendale. She is the course developer and director of Humanity in Medicine and the facilitator training course Medical Improv. Through her experiences with disability, she became interested in science communication, and the effectiveness of professional education on public health knowledge, empathy, and humanity in medicine. She has given more than 100 research seminars and outreach workshops nationally and internationally. Her work has been featured on National Public Radio, USA Today, and several podcasts. Dr. Muldoon has served or led the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine Curriculum Taskforce on Diversity, as well as a member of several academic and state committees relating to diversity advocacy and disability services. She is a consultant for Moderna and the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix, and the Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee at the National CMV Foundation.
Non-financial: Kathleen Muldoon has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Midwestern University and Phoenix Children's Hospital.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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