The goal of this norovirus continuing education program is to provide nurses, dietitians, fitness professionals, health educators, athletic trainers, pharmacists, physicians and radiologic technologists with information about norovirus infection, sometimes called “stomach flu,” “stomach bug,” “24-hour flu,” “infectious diarrhea” or “food poisoning.” After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Name three reasons why noroviruses are transmitted so easily in closed settings
- Explain why some people are more likely to become infected with norovirus than others
- List the clinical criteria used to differentiate norovirus gastroenteritis from bacterial or parasitic gastroenteritis
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, dietitians, EMTs/paramedics, fitness professionals, health educators, pharmacists and radiologic technologists.
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.