Course Code: REL-ALL-0-GBDIW
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2021
Recognize infestations of lice, bedbugs, and fleas.
Respond to an identified infestation.
List illnesses that can be transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes and their symptoms.
Describe methods of controlling and preventing exposure to disease transmitted by insects.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About this Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Infestations
B. Head Lice
F. Bed Bugs
Section 3: Ticks
B. Tick-Borne Disease
Section 4: Mosquitoes
A. Mosquito-Borne Diseases
Section 5: Conclusion
Linda L. Spaulding, RN BC, CIC, CHEC
Ms. Spaulding holds a degree in nursing and is certified in infection control through the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (CBIC). She is also certified in Medical/Surgical Nursing through the Accreditation Board of Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC) and has certification as a Hospital Emergency Coordinator – Level II from the Georgia’s Health Sciences University (MCG). She has experience in medical/surgical nursing, geriatrics and intensive care. She has provided many presentations for the community and other healthcare facilities on various infection control topics. She provides consulting services to hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies, prisons, and other local industries and community-based groups. Ms. Spaulding has received numerous awards, including the 2011 Woman of the Year Award from the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), the 2011 Hero of the Year Award from the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC), and the 2003 Educator of the Year Award from Infection Control Today magazine.
Disclosure: Linda L. Spaulding, RN BC, CIC, CHEC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
The target audience for this course is: Entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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