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West Nile Virus - CE504
West Nile Virus
Spread of the Mosquitoborne Illness

CE504 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, RN, MS, MPH and Patricia J. McBride, RN, MSN, CIC and Kim Strelczyk, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC, CIC
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to provide healthcare providers with information about West Nile virus. After studying the information presented here, you should be able to:
  • Describe the vector (mosquito), reservoir host (bird), and “dead-end host” (human) cycle of the virus
  • Describe the symptoms of West Nile encephalitis
  • Discuss ways to prevent mosquito bites

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including health educators, EMTs/paramedics, laboratory professionals, nurses, 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.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/26/2015

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