Rabies Prevention…When You Have To Be Right 100% of the Time!
Bryan Cherry, VMD, Deputy State Public Health Veterinarian, Bureau of Communicable Disease Control – Zoonoses Program, NYS DOH
Thousands of human rabies exposures occur annually in New York State. County health department staff are the first line of defense against this fatal disease. Communication and education play a critical role in rabies prevention in people as well as animals. Real scenarios will serve as the spark to ignite an engaging conversation you won’t want to miss!
As a result of this program, participants will be able
- list at least two common sources of rabies.
- describe recommended prophylaxis for rabies exposure.
Originally broadcast April 21, 2005
For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in October, 2007 and renewed until October 2009.
School of Public Health, University at Albany, is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New York State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity has been assigned code 6VKSFE-PRV-06-074a and has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.
The School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for 1.0 Category One credits towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
This activity is sponsored by the School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for the CHES to receive 1.0 Category 1 CECH in health education.