Public Resistance or Cooperation: Two Cities Respond to Smallpox - Judith W. Leavitt, PhD
Judith W. Leavitt, PhD, presents a talk on how two cities—Milwaukee and New York—responded to smallpox outbreaks in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Dr. Leavitt is the Rupple Bascom and Ruth Bleier Professor Emerita in the Department of Medical History and Bioethics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
MD, DO, Specific Physician Specialists, RN, APRN, LPN, Specific RN Specialists, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, Clergy, PhD, Residents, Fellows, Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Describe the history of responses to epidemics in the recent past.
- Discuss the importance of trust in effecting public health measures.
- Define the role of government in addressing epidemics.
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during the educational activity. For this educational activity all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:
Kim Spreacker, PhD: No relevant relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
Jessica Carlucci-Jenkins, BA: No relevant relationships to disclose in regard to this activity.
* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use: The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP advises the participant that this continuing medical education activity may contain reference(s) to unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or devices.
|In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.|
Credit Designation Statements
American Board of Internal Medicine
|Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Participant completion information will be shared with the ABIM through PARS. By recording your attendance at this event, you are giving UW-ICEP permission to share this information with ABIM.|
American Medical Association
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hour.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison, as a member of the University Continuing Education Association (UCEA), authorizes this program for .01 continuing education units (CEUs) or 1 hour.
- 1.00 MOC: ABIM Medical Knowledge Points (Part II)
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours