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The Germy Truth About Public Swimming Pools - CE483
The Germy Truth About Public Swimming Pools

CE483 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
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The goal of this swimming pool and water park health continuing education program is to inform nurses about illnesses caused by Cryptosporidium and Giardia pathogens, as well as the preventive measures that can lessen the risk of transmission. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the two common protozoan parasite genera responsible for diarrheal illnesses associated with swimming pools and water parks
  • Explain why it is more difficult to eradicate Cryptosporidium than Giardia from swimming pools
  • Explain at least recommendations from the three Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent recreational water illnesses when using swimming pools or water parks

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 2/15/2019

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