Influenza

 

Influenza can have a significant cost due to restricted activities, illness, and deaths. Pregnant women, children, the elderly, and those with respiratory or chronic debilitating conditions are particularly vulnerable to serious complications of influenza. This course will teach you simple steps to take to protect yourself from getting or spreading the flu. It will teach you about prevention, symptoms, and treatment strategies.

$19.95

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-INFLZA

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

0.5 HOURS


This activity is approved 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.

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

0.5 HOURS


Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

0.5 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1619297

Pennsylvania Personal Care Home Administrators

0.5 HOURS


This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-INFLZA
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Identify signs and symptoms of influenza.
Describe ways to prevent the spread of influenza viruses.
Recognize when to get treatment for influenza.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Influenza
A. Types of influenza
B. Frank
C. Who Is At Risk?
D. How Does Flu Spread?
Section 3: Prevention
A. Vaccination
B. Flu Shot Vs Nasal Spray
C. Where Can I Get a Flu Vaccine?
D. Other Tips for Flu Prevention
E. Leave It or Believe It
Section 4: Treatment
A. If You Get Sick With Influenza
B. Self-care
Section 5: Conclusion
A. Congratulations!
B. Course Contributors
C. Resources
D. References

Instructor: Debra Brown Bayus, MSN, APRN, NP-C, ANP-BC
Debra Brown Bayus has 38 years of professional nursing experience. She is currently an adult nurse practitioner and an affiliate professor for undergraduate nursing students. She previously held a teaching position as nurse educator in professional staff development. Mrs. Bayus has public health experience as an infection control practitioner, and as a county health department communicable disease community health nurse. Mrs. Bayus is studying for her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Grand Valley State University in Michigan.  Disclosure: Debra Brown Bayus, MSN, APRN, NP-C, ANP-BC has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Brenda Hoss, RN, MSN, CNS
Brenda Hoss teaches undergraduate nursing as an affiliate professor. Her experience includes teaching community health nursing, influenza vaccination, and patient education about influenza. She has 39 years of professional nursing experience including 23 years as a clinical nurse specialist. Ms. Hoss is currently studying for her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. Disclosure: Brenda Hoss, RN, MSN, CNS 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.
F Tags:
F880, F945
G Tags:
G680, G684
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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Accommodations
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