This course explains how the human immune system works, how vaccinations work to ward off existing and emerging infectious diseases, and some of the great strides that are being made to detect, treat and prevent disorders of the immune system. Learning objectives: 1. Explain how the immune system functions to ward off infection; 2. Explain the role of B cells, T cells and antibodies within the immune system; 3. Define emerging infectious diseases; 4. Identify at least three new ways that vaccines can be administered to fight infection; 5. Define immune deficiency diseases and autoimmune diseases. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), 1.0 Category I CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS will accept the credit on any course that is AT-related. For questions concerning if a specific course is approved, please contact RESNA and NRTTS directly.
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