Infectious disease remains among the leading causes of death worldwide. With easy mobility and air travel, pathogens can move quickly and silently to any place around the globe in a matter of days. The recent Ebola crises in West Africa clearly demonstrated the increased risk of emerging infections in our highly connected world. Legal nurse consultants are well-positioned to provide guidance on deciphering public health laws relevant to responding to infectious disease threats.
Recommended CitationManning, PhD, CRNP, CIC, FAAN, Mary Lou, "Emerging Infectious Diseases: Global to Local Implications" (2016). Department of Nursing Papers. Paper 2.