The purpose of this program is to inform nurses, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, and physicians about the incidence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of dengue fever, as well as its global effect and potential threat to the United States. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the global effect of dengue fever
- Describe the causative agent for dengue fever and its epidemiology
- Identify symptoms and treatment of uncomplicated and complicated dengue infection
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, paramedics and EMTs, pharmacists, and physicians.
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.