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Infectious Diseases: Cholera


Approximately 9 minutes

Course Description:

The course "Infectious Diseases: Cholera" is designed to give a brief overview of cholera, its method of transmission, epidemic status, and typical signs and symptoms associated with it. The course also covers cholera treatment, as well as prevention strategies for limiting the incidence of cholera.

This course was created by Pacific EMPRINTS, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Anthropology. Creation of the course was funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Grant No. T01HP6427-0100.


This course fulfills, in part, the following Core Competencies for Teaching Emergency Preparedness to Health Professions Students and Clinical Personnel:
  1. Institute appropriate steps to limit spread, including infection control.
  2. Initiate patient care within your professional scope of practice.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify how cholera transmission occurs.
  2. Institute appropriate preventative measures to decrease the likelihood of cholera transmission.

Target Audiences:

Public Health personnel, Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Dentists, Veterinarians, Other Emergency Medical Services personnel

Certificate of Completion:

A Certificate of Completion is available to be printed for this course upon completion of the post-test with a score of 80% or higher.

Cost: FREE*

*subject to change without notice.