Got Bugs? Dealing with Infestation

 

Most insects are human allies. They make our lives work a lot better. However, some bugs carry serious health risks, and bug infestations are disruptive and uncomfortable. Whether you are dealing with lice, scabies, bed bugs, fleas, ticks, or mosquitoes, this course will help you to recognize the signs of bug infestation and provide guidelines for how to treat, contain, and prevent specific insect infestations and exposures. The information in this course is for you to use at work, in people’s homes, and to educate those you work with or the people you serve so they can take measures to prevent or deal with infestations.

$19.95

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-GBDIW

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

Oregon Department of Human Services

0.5 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 0.50 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

0.5 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Oregon Department of Human Services

0.5 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 0.50 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

0.5 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-GBDIW
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
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.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About this Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Infestations
A. Introduction
B. Head Lice
C. Review
D. Fleas
E. Review
F. Bed Bugs
G. Scabies
H. Summary
Section 3: Ticks
A. Ticks
B. Tick-Borne Disease
C. Review
Section 4: Mosquitoes
A. Mosquito-Borne Diseases
B. Prevention
C. Review
Section 5: Conclusion
A. Congratulations!

Instructor: 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.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Relias Learning has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias Learning will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias Learning at support@reliaslearning.com.
All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@relias.com