Subject: 09-29 Pan Flu Preparedness Webcast
From: Katrina Doolittle
To: Communicable Disease Preparedness Committeee
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:26:08 -0600

Pandemic Flu Preparedness: What Every Community Should Know

EH&S Training Facility located at Academic Research Building C room 109  will be hosting the Public Health Grand Rounds webcast, sponsored by  University of North Carolina and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, entitled "Pandemic Flu Preparedness What Every Community Should Know" on September 29, 2006 at 12:00 to 1:00PM MT.   NMSU is the only site in NM registered to participate in the webcast. The webcast flyer is attached.

We ask that all members of the NMSU Communicable Disease Planning Committee attend this webcast if possible.  There is no charge and you are welcome to bring your lunch.  NMSU Communicable Disease Response Plan is modeled after University of North Carolina  (UNC) so this should be very helpful for our planning. 

Please register for this webcast on the NMSU EH&S website and EH&S staff will go to the UNC Grand Rounds site and  register you in their data base.  As a sponsored program, the Public Health Grand Rounds program requests an on-line registration for each NMSU participant. IF you want continuing education credit for this webcast, you will need to complete the UNC PH GR evaluation after viewing the webcast.  Registration is necessary for continued and  future funding of these types of programs.

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing education credit will be offered for various professions based on one hour of instruction. An online registration and evaluation must be completed to receive the appropriate continuing education credit.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and The School of Public Health at UNC-CH are accredited providers of continuing education.

CME Credit

CDC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians. CDC designates this educational activity for a maximum of one hour in Category 1 credit 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.

CNE Credit

This activity for 1.2 contact hour is provided by the CDC, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

CEU Credit

The CDC has been approved as an authorized provider of continuing education and training programs by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training and awards .1 Continuing Education Unit for this program.

CHES Credit

The CDC is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is a designated event for the CHES to receive one Category 1 contact hour in health education, CDC provider number GA0082.




Katrina Doolittle, EH&S


Post note:  link to archived webcast