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Parasites: Lice, Scabies, and Bed Bugs

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SP016-CCG

This course will provide an in-depth look at the common human parasites called lice, scabies, and bed bugs. Three types of lice will be discussed: head lice, body lice, and pubic lice. For each parasite the characteristics, modes of transmission, clinical symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and ways to prevent infestation will be discussed. Where applicable, the special concerns for residents and infestations in communities/residential care will be explained.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • Differences in the Three Types of Lice
  • Treatment, Prevention and Reduction of Re-infestation
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Parasites: Lice, Scabies, and Bed Bugs Info:

Course Objectives

By the end of the course the participant will be able to:

  • 1. Identify the differences in the three types of lice.
  • 2. For each of the three lice, scabies, and bed bugs discuss the following:
  • a. Characteristics
  • b. Incidence
  • c. Mode of transmission
  • d. Clinical features/symptoms
  • e. Risks associated with infection
  • f. How the parasite is diagnosed
  • g. Treatment of resident
  • h. Treatment of the environment
  • i. Prevention/reduction of reinfestation
  • 3. Describe the events that can lead to infestation.


Course Outline

Hour One

  • Pretest
  • A. Lice
  • 1. Head lice
  • a. Description
  • b. Incidence
  • c. Mode of transmission
  • d. Clinical features
  • e. Treatment
  • 2. Body lice
  • a. Description
  • b. Incidence
  • c. Mode of transmission
  • d. Clinical features
  • e. Treatment
  • 3. Pubic lice
  • a. Description
  • b. Incidence
  • c. Mode of transmission
  • d. Clinical features
  • e. Treatment


Hour Two

  • A. Scabies
  • 1. Description
  • 2. Incidence
  • 3. Mode of transmission
  • 4. Clinical features
  • 5. Treatment
  • B. Crusted (Norwegian) scabies
  • 1. Description
  • 2. Incidence
  • 3. Mode of transmission
  • 4. Clinical features
  • 5. Treatment
  • 6. Outbreaks in communities/residential care
  • C. Bed Bugs
  • 1. Description
  • 2. Clinical features
  • 3. Life cycle
  • 4. Disease transmission
  • 5. Incidence
  • 6. Treatment
  • 7. Eradication


On-line Final Exam

Instructor

Sandra Flores, RN

Sandra Flores, RN is a respected educator, consultant, and published author for the Assisted Living industry. Sandi is past president of the American Assisted Living Nurses Association representing the organization in Washington, DC as a board member of the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living. She serves as a consultant on resident care with over 3000 beds under clinical management. She also provides expert witness for legal review to industry providers. As an educator, Sandi has instructed more than twenty thousand residential care administrators and caregivers throughout the western United States. Sandi also co-authors a monthly column in the magazine Geriatric Nursing.

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Parasites: Lice, Scabies, and Bed Bugs

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