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Bacterial Meningitis — Still a Dangerous Foe - CE413
Bacterial Meningitis — Still a Dangerous Foe
CE413 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie Goldsmith, RN, MPA and Kim Strelczyk, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CIC
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to inform nurses, laboratory technologists, EMTs and paramedics 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
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, laboratory technologists, EMTs and paramedics and pharmacists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit. 
 
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/16/2017

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