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Recognition and Management of Plague, Tularemia, and Q Fever

Description:

This presentation by Dr. David Weber, MD a faculty member in the Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at UNC-CH, discusses the epidemiology, diagnosis, clinical features, post exposure prophylaxis and treatment of plague, tularemia, Q fever.

Target Audience:

These learning modules are applicable to all public health, medical, veterinary, pharmacy, emergency management, hospital and other professionals interested in public health preparedness. These modules are created by faculty and guest lecturers at the UNC-CH School of Public Health and are equivalent to graduate level content.

Educational Objectives:

  • To understand the epidemiology and recognition of specific exotic diseases – focus on plague, tularemia, Q fever;
  • To understand the diagnosis, clinical features, post exposure prophylaxis and treatment of plague, tularemia, Q fever;
  • Toolkit:

    EQUIPh Toolkit

    Keyword Area:

    Epidemiology

    Jurisdiction:

    Institutional Author:

    North Carolina Center for Public Health Preparedness

    Submitted:

    10/12/2005

    Modified:

    12/14/2005

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