The purpose of this program is to inform nurses, laboratory technologists and pharmacists about the incidence and causes of bacterial meningitis, its common symptoms and complications, prevention and treatment. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Identify the bacteria that cause most cases of bacterial meningitis in the U.S.
- Describe the common symptoms associated with bacterial meningitis
- Discuss the vaccines used to prevent bacterial meningitis
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, laboratory technologists and pharmacists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.