CSTE Vectorborne Diseases Subcommittee Webinar Series: Tickborne Diseases in the United States – 4/7/2015

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Speakers:

Alison Hinckley, PhD, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scott Dahlgren, MSPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Objectives:

By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:
  • To describe what healthcare providers know about diagnosis and management of select tickborne diseases.
  • To define what their practices are with regard to post-tick bite prophylaxis.
  • To describe where healthcare providers obtain information regarding tickborne diseases.
  • To understand reporting methods for tickborne rickettsial diseases in the United States.
  • To describe changes in the reported epidemiology of spotted fever group rickettsiosis and changes in the range of the lone star tick in recent decades.
  • To describe the association between the expanding range of the lone star tick with the changing epidemiology of spotted fever group rickettsiosis.

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