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Monkeypox: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Recorded August 23, 2022

ACCMA hosted a one-hour virtual presentation about monkeypox with representatives from Alameda County, Division of Communicable Disease Control and Prevention (DCDCP) and Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS). The program covers the nature of monkeypox, clinical manifestations, viral transmission, signs and symptoms, vaccinations and treatment, and public health measures that are underway.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the monkeypox virus and how it is transmitted
  • Recognize signs, symptoms, and how to treat the monkeypox virus
  • Understand the steps clinicians should take upon diagnosis of monkeypox
  • Understand the vaccines currently available and education on prevention