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SARS and Other Emerging Diseases

Editor's Note: According to the CDC, there have been no reported cases of SARS anywhere in the world since 2004. The content in this course was primarily developed in response to the 2003 SARS epidemic. For the most up-to-date information, consult the CDC's SARS homepage at ....
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Diabetes in Clinical Practice

INTENDED AUDIENCE This activity was developed for nurses and other healthcare workers to equip them with the information they need to recognize the signs and symptoms of diabetes in undiagnosed patients, and to assist and encourage patients diagnosed with diabetes to continue with their treatment program....
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Essentials of HIV/AIDS for Healthcare Workers - General

COURSE INTRODUCTION HIV/AIDS has been a growing concern in the healthcare community every since the early 1980s when the new pandemic was identified. In the 1980s the CDC developed recommendations known as Universal Precautions to prevent the transmission of bloodborne pathogens, such as HIV, in the...
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Multidrug Resistant Pathogens

COURSE INTRODUCTION A major problem facing infection control personnel is the recent upsurge in the numbers of drug resistant bacteria, viruses and other organisms. Resistance has strengthened some disease-causing organisms and also spawned new ones. Many of these newly emergent strains are resistant...
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