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Dates for next MU Leadership Development Academy for Nurse Leaders and Nursing Home Administrators in Long Term Care announced

Next class starts in November. See for further ELDA details.


Zika news

Zika virus spreads to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito (Ae. aegypti and Ae. albopictus). People can also get Zika through sex with a man infected with Zika and it can be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus. People can protect themselves from mosquito bites and getting Zika through sex. (CDC, 2016) 

The Zika:The Basics of the Virus and How To Protect Against It (PDF) fact sheet explains who’s most affected and why, symptoms and treatment, and how to protect against Zika.

For more information on the Zika virus, see the CDC's Zika Communication Toolkits and further information for healthcare providers



Ebola news

There are numerous reputable sources for health care providers including the and Another source, Ebola information for Missourians (PDF), is for lay people.

Ebola: What nurses must know
Nurses, earn up to 3.0 contact hours free in this CE activity supported by an educational grant from the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.



Best practices in infection control for ambulatory care and long term care settings

Ambulatory care settings

Long term care settings

Safe injections

Download the a conference calendar

2016 calendar (PDF)
2017 calendar (PDF)

2016 conference schedule

Oct. 14 and 15
23rd Perioperative Clinical Update

Oct. 27
Second Perinatal Conference

Nov. 4
24th Annual Psychiatric/Mental Health Update

Nov. 9 to 11
20th Annual Midwest Regional Nursing Educators Conference and Pre-conference

Dec. 1 and 2
27th Annual Gerontological Nursing Conference

June 12 to 16, 2017
MU Meta-Analysis Summer Institute

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