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Monkeypox (MPXV) Test Hot Topic: Monkeypox (On Demand-No CE) is a Course

Hot Topic: Monkeypox (On Demand-No CE)

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PLEASE NOTE: No CE is available in this free course. A Certificate of Completion is available upon completion of the requirements.

                                                                                 

Wayne State University's Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases and the University of Michigan's Public Health Prepared were created in the last year in response to the needs made evident by COVID-19. The Preparedness Roundtable series aims to provide a space for cross-sector education and engagement for those in public health, healthcare, and other related fields in order to build capacity and foster greater collaboration among those working in emergency preparedness.

This four-part quarterly series will focus on a range of issues concerning the role of public health in responding to infectious disease outbreaks and disasters. Topics such as disasters and climate change, public health disparities, and emerging and seasonal disease threats will be covered. This recorded webinar will focus on the current Monkeypox, or MPOX, outbreak throughout the United States, the response to the outbreak, and the stigmatization of gender and sexual minorities. 

Audience

Infectious disease clinicians, public health practitioners, researchers, and those interested in emergency preparedness and response

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what monkeypox is, how it is transmitted, and mitigation strategies 
  • Explain the current response to monkeypox at local, state, and federal levels 
  • Discuss the stigmatization of gender and sexual minorities as it relates to monkeypox 

Panelists

  • Christie Clement, RN, MSN, Chief of Communicable Disease, Oakland County Health Division
  • Erin Fanning Madden, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences at Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Odaliz Abreu Lanfranco, MD, Infectious Disease Physician, Henry Ford Health System
  • Claudia Richardson, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Detroit Health Department 
  • Moderator: Kate Guzman, RN, BSN, MS, Administrator of Medical Services, Oakland County Health Division

Sponsors

Co-sponsored by the Center for Emerging and Infectious Diseases at Wayne State University. 

Public Health Prepared is the workforce development and public health practice branch of the broader Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats & Pandemic Preparedness (MCIDT) initiative, funded by the University of Michigan. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Public Health Prepared, MCIDT, or the University of Michigan.

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Contact us at PHPrepared@umich.edu with questions.

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