Managing a Meningitis B Outbreak on Campus
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This webinar will address how Columbia University utilized their Infectious Disease Response Plan when faced with the first U.S. outbreak of Meningitis B in a graduate student population. We will describe our internal disease surveillance approach, coordination with key stakeholders on the university campus, communications and notifications, as well as collaborations with local and national health authorities. We will discuss lessons learned to help other campuses review their infectious disease preparedness plans.
- Advanced Practice Clinicians
- Health Educators
- Health Information Management Professionals
The participants should be able to:
- Describe the clinical presentation of Meningitis B on a college campus.
- Describe the experience of managing a Meningitis B campus outbreak.
- Describe potential barriers to outbreak management and identify tools to overcome these barriers.
Melanie Bernitz, MD, MPH
Michael McNeil, EdD, CHES, FACHA
Program Planning Committee
Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Committee members have completed conflict of interest statements regarding relationships with commercial entities. Each of the Program Planning Committee members have reported no relevant financial conflicts of interest.
Education Planning Committee Roster
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$25 for ACHA individual members
$50 for nonmembers
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