The goal of this program is to provide nurses, EMTs and paramedics, laboratory professionals and pharmacists with information on the rising incidence of three life-threatening endemic fungal diseases in the U.S. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Name three endemic fungi of medical importance in the U.S. and describe their geographic distribution
- Describe the three diseases associated with dimorphic fungi
- Explain why endemic fungal diseases are difficult to diagnose and treat
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs and paramedics, laboratory professionals 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.