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Zika Virus (ZK1001)


Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, Delaware BON, RNs


Credit Hours: 2


Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview


  1. EPIDEMIOLOGY AND HISTORY

  2. TRANSMISSION

  3. SYMPTOMS

  4. DIAGNOSIS

  5. TREATMENT

  6. CONTINUING EFFORTS

  7. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION RESPONSE

  8. GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

  9. CONCLUSION


Course Objectives

  1. Explain the spread of the Zika virus from Africa to the southern and central Americas

  2. Describe the symptoms of the viral disease and the side effects being attributed to the Zika infection.

  3. Be familiar with testing and treatment of the Zika virus, including personal prevention strategies and mosquito riddance policies.

  4. Have knowledge of the ongoing world organizations involved in the research and management of the Zika epidemic.

  5. Define the special precautions and guidelines for healthcare professionals and those recommended guidelines for pregnancy in affected areas or women at risk.

  6. List the factors that contribute to the difficulty of the management and spread of the Zika virus.

Course Outline

  1. Epidemiology and History

  2. Symptoms

  3. Diagnosis

  4. Continuing Efforts

  5. World Health Organization Response

  6. GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Course Price

$16.00

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