Course Code: REL-SRC-0-IP-R1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 1/31/2024
Identify signs and symptoms of influenza.
Describe ways to prevent the spread of influenza viruses.
Recognize appropriate response and treatment for influenza.
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Influenza A. Meet Frank B. Types of Influenza C. Flu Symptoms D. Who Is at Risk? E. How Does the Flu Spread? F. Review G. Summary Section 3: Prevention A. Vaccination B. Who Should Get Vaccinated? C. Types of Vaccines D. Where Can Someone Get a Flu Vaccine? E. Regulatory Requirements F. Other Tips for Flu Prevention G. Flu Myth or Flu Fact H. Summary Section 4: Treatment A. Presence of Signs and Symptoms B. Outbreaks C. Self-Care D. Review E. Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Course Contributors B. Resources C. References D. Congratulations!
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.
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