Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) “What Healthcare Workers Need to Know” PM Session Pharmacists


To provide continuing professional development for pharmacists.

Subject Description


Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the basic epidemiology and clinical features of Ebola virus disease
  2. List public health strategies to control Ebola virus disease
  3. Outline how New York City and other jurisdictions have prepared and will respond to Ebola virus disease
  4. Discuss in general, the Epidemiology of EVD, locally and abroad
  5. Describe evidence based Treatments and Vaccines for EVD
  6. Discuss key strategies for Infection Control for EVD
  7. Discuss current strategies and resources for preventing and treating Ebola Virus Disease, locally and globally
  8. List various informational resources for obtaining more information and education about Ebola Virus Disease
  9. Describe appropriate protocols for emergency room medical response to Ebola Virus Disease screening, intake and treatment

Target Audience

This program has been developed for pharmacists working in the health-system and related pharmacy settings.

Activity Type


Authors / Speakers

Brian Koll, MD, FACP, FIDSA
Medical Director and Chief, Infection Prevention, Beth Israel Medical Center/Mt. Sinai Health System, Professor of Medicin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jay K. Varma, MD
Deputy Commissioner for Disease Control, New York City Department of Health an Mental Hygiene

Valentina Lavarias-Dayrit, MA, RN
Lead Nurse Planner, RN Division, Office of Continuing Education, 1199 SEIU Leaguie of Registered Nurses

Clinical Reviewers

Joseph Pinto, BS, MS
Heide Christiansen, PharmD
Jill Bleyl, CE Administrator

Additional Information

ACPE: 0134-9999-14-209-L01-P
Contact Hours: 3
CEUs: 0.3
: Dec 12, 2014
: Dec 12, 2017 at 12:00 am CT the day of
ACPE Renewal Pending

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


1199 Ebola Virus Disease December 12, 2014

New York State Council of Health-system Pharmacists

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