In the United States, ticks carry many different pathogens that can cause a variety of human diseases. Many tickborne diseases are challenging to diagnose because their symptoms imitate other common illnesses. The prevention of tickborne disease involves avoidance of tick-infested areas, the appropriate use of proper clothing, and insect repellents. The goal/outcome of this course (Tick and Tick-Borne Diseases) is for the learner to provide an overview of tickborne diseases with an emphasis on effective methods of preventing tickborne diseases.
Upon completion of this course (Tick and Tick-Borne Diseases), you will be able to learn:
- Describe the basic tick biology.
- List the most common tick-borne diseases of the United States.
- Discuss the endemic regions, transmission, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, treatments and prevention of common tick-borne diseases.
- Discuss practical interventions in the prevention of tick-borne disease.
Contact Hours : 3 Hours
Course Fee: $ 10 / Participant
Author: Desiree Reinken, RN, BSN, MSN
Target Audience: Nursing Healthcare Professionals
Instructional Methods: Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email.
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