SPH exterior

Rabies Prevention…When You Have To Be Right 100% of the Time!

Originally broadcast April 15, 2005

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!

Learning Objective
As a result of this program, participants will be able to:

  • list at least two common sources of rabies.
  • describe recommended prophylaxis for rabies exposure.

Continuing Education Credits

School of Public Health, University at Albany is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc., an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

It has been assigned Provider Code PA# 157N.

Course code PA# 157N-074a; 1.0 contact hour.

School of Public Health, University at Albany is accredited by the MSSNY to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. The School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the 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.

For the purposes of providing continuing education credits, this program was reviewed in May 2012 and renewed until May 2015.

The planners and presenters do not have any financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research or services may be discussed in this activity.

No commercial funding has been accepted for this activity.