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Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing

The American Academy of Pediatrics will present a free webinar Beyond the Basics: The Impact of Zika Virus on Vision and Hearing on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 Central Time.

Babies born with Congenital Zika Virus Syndrome (CZVS) can have other findings beyond microcephaly. Often, these infants are seen with vision and hearing abnormalities that may be present at birth, however, these can emerge later. The research in this area is still evolving as more and more babies are born. Experts are seeing a wide range of severity of issues, and are using different methods to treat these infants. During this webinar, participants will learn more about the vision and hearing findings seen in infants with CZVS, new research in this area, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for evaluation and treatment, and about long term care strategies. By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the vision and hearing findings seen in infants born with CZVS.
  • Undersand the landscape of research in the area of Zika virus' impact on vision and hearing.
  • Know what guidance for evaluation, treatment, and long-term care a pediatrician can use when seeing a patient with possible or confirmed CZVS.

Registration and more information

Event Date: 

Sep 05, 2017

Timezone: 

CST

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