This broadcast sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO) and supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) reported in patients in Asia, North America, and Europe. This global broadcast will discuss the latest findings regarding the SARS outbreak and prevention of transmission in healthcare settings. The faculty will include representatives from WHO, CDC, and several affected countries who will report their experiences with SARS.
To provide the public health and clinical communities basic information regarding the SARS outbreak and guidance to prevent transmission.
Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be able to:
Friday, April 4, 2003
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (broadcast) OR
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (rebroadcast)
Roybal, Bldg 1, Auditorium B (Both broadcast and rebroadcast)
Your location may be able to receive this event via ENVISION. Please contact your local ENVISION facilitator or the person who schedules ENVISION at your location, if interested.
Clinicians, healthcare providers and public health advisors in countries reporting cases of SARS and others who want knowledge of SARS transmission prevention strategies.
This program will have a live webcast and will also be available for viewing after April 4, 2003, at: http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/webcast/sars
CDC recommends visiting technical support at: http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/PHTN/webcast/techsupport.asp an hour before the webcast to insure your computer meets system requirements.
Although continuing education credit is not available for the broadcasts/webcasts, registration and evaluation will provide valuable feedback to CDC. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants who complete the evaluation.
Participant registration is now open. No site registration will be available for the broadcasts/webcasts. Questions about registration should be directed to 800-41-TRAIN, (404) 639-1292, or email firstname.lastname@example.org . When emailing a request, please indicate SARS in the subject line.
Viewers are encouraged to review the WHO and CDC websites for all available information and updates http://www.who.int and http://www.cdc.gov . There will not be live on-air question and answer periods during the broadcasts.
The broadcasts will be available on C and Ku-bands and audio only through a toll free telephone number. Coordinates and audiobridge information are listed at http://www.phppo.cdc.gov/phtn or call 1-888-232-3299 (or (877) 232-1010 for the hearing impaired) and enter document #130026 when prompted.
Division of Professional Development and Evaluation
(404) 639-1292 or 1-800-41-TRAIN
Email: email@example.com (Please put SARS Broadcast in subject line)