Preparing for the Zika Virus
Oral health professionals need to remain up to date on this viral epidemic so they can best protect themselves and their patients.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the history of the Zika virus.
- Identify the signs and symptoms of Zika virus, as well as resultant complications.
- Explain how the Zika virus is transmitted.
- Discuss the prevention of Zika infection in the dental setting.
This course was published in the June 2016 issue and expires June 30, 2019. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.