Type of Continuing Education

  • CME: 1.0
  • CHES: 1.0
  • MCHES: 1.0

About this Activity

Self-paced, archived version of a live webinar.

This ACHA webinar was presented live on April 12, 2016.

If you received continuing education credit for the live webinar, you are not eligible for additional credit for the archived webinar.

Important Dates

Released: April 12, 2016
Expires: April 12, 2018

Zika Virus Update for College Health

Fees View Webinar and Handouts Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Program Information


Zika virus is a relatively new threat to the Americas and has been associated with birth defects and severe neurological complications, many of which are still being investigated. This presentation will review the epidemiology of Zika virus, its clinical presentation, and potential complications. We will also review diagnosis and steps to prevent Zika virus infection.

This webinar was conducted by the ACHA Emerging Public Health Threats and Emergency Response CoalitionSoftware support for this webinar series is made possible through the generous support of the American College Health Foundation.

Intended Audience

  • Administrators
  • Physicians
  • Advanced Practice Clinicians
  • Nurses
  • Students
  • Health Educators

Learning Objectives

The participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the clinical manifestations of Zika virus and the potential impact of infection in pregnant women.
  2. Identify areas of current and potential future Zika virus transmission.
  3. Identify modes of Zika virus transmission and their relative importance.
  4. List at least three characteristics of the Zika virus mosquito vector that put humans at risk of infection.
  5. List three measures to prevent infection in an area with ongoing Zika virus transmission.


Timothy Moody, MD
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Program Planning Committee

Resolution of Potential Conflicts of Interest — Program Planning Committee:
Program Planning 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.

Eleanor Davidson, MD
Case Western Reserve University

Martha Davis, BSN, MBA
University of Georgia

Timothy Moody, MD 
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Kathy Saichuk, MA, MCHES
Louisiana State University


There is no fee for viewing the webinar.

There is a fee for each individual requesting continuing education credit. This is payable to ACHA and is required prior to receiving your CE certificate. This fee is non-refundable.

ACHA individual members at member institutions: FREE
ACHA individual members at a non-member institution: $15
Nonmembers: $25

View Webinar and Handouts

View Webinar
Download the recorded webinar in .wmv format (Note: This is a large file and may take a few minutes to load.)

View Presentation Materials
Download a copy of the presentation in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

It is estimated that it will require one hour to view the webinar and complete the post-test and evaluation. (You will be asked to identify the type of credit you are requesting when you take the post-test.)

Step 1: View the archived webinar above.

Step 2: Complete the Post-test and Evaluation Form.

Step 3: Purchase CE credit. Exception: ACHA individual members at member institutions receive free credit, so may skip this step. 

Statements and Disclosures


  • The American College Health Association (ACHA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    ACHA designates this enduring material 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.

  • Sponsored by ACHA, a designated provider of continuing education content hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designed for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category 1 continuing education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level contact hours available are 1.0.

Policy on Continuing Education Post-Tests

It is the policy of the American College Health Association that when a post-test is required upon completion of a continuing education activity, participants must receive a passing grade of 80%. If participants receive a grade lower than 80%, they will be given the opportunity to re-take the post-test one time. If they receive 80% or higher the second time, they will be awarded continuing education credits/contact hours for the activity. We encourage participants to complete the post-test and evaluation form immediately after viewing the download. Those with a passing grade of 80% on the post-test will receive their CE certificate electronically within two weeks.

Conflicts of Interest

A conflict of interest occurs when an individual has an opportunity to affect educational content about health-care products or services of a commercial company with which she/he has a financial relationship.

The planners and presenters of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.

Off-Label Product Use

This educational activity does not include any unannounced information about off-label use of a product for a purpose other than that for which it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).