Lyme Disease Treatment and Management (Module 4)

1.00 NAPNAP Contact Hour. This continuing education activity is offered free for NAPNAP Members and for non- members.
This 4-part series will enable front-line clinicians to recognize, diagnose, and treat Lyme disease, an increasingly common tickborne illness. The free online curriculum will be a valuable resource for primary care clinicians, public health professionals, pharmacists, and health educators who encounter clients with Lyme disease.

The 4-part series includes the following courses:
Introduction to Tickborne Diseases and Disease Prevention (Module 1) 
Lyme Disease Clinical Overview (Module 2) 
Lyme Disease Testing and Diagnosis (Module 3) 
Lyme Disease Treatment and Management (Module 4) - This course

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is proud to announce its Nurse Practitioner Education and Knowledge Assessment for Lyme Disease initiative, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
NAPNAP was awarded funding for the campaign via the CDC’s Mobilizing Pediatric Provider Networks: An Education and Training Initiative to Prevent and Control Infectious Disease Threats federal award project.
The long-term goals of this project are to increase the number of pediatric-focused nurse practitioners (NPs) who actively use evidence-based guidelines and recommended best practices in their interactions with their patients and families and to improve clinical outcomes among patients with suspected or confirmed Lyme disease.

This continuing education activity is administered by the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) as an Agency providing continuing education credit. Individuals who complete this program will be awarded 1.00 NAPNAP contact hour, of which 0 is pharmacology content.

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Participants are forbidden to reproduce, republish, redistribute, or resell this course in any other form. For copyright-related questions, please email your question to: ce@napnap.org

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Target Audience

Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses

Learning Objectives

The goal of this activity is to provide essential knowledge to healthcare providers on how to recognize, diagnose, and provide timely treatment for Lyme disease.

  • Explain treatment options for erythema migrans (EM) rash and other manifestations of Lyme disease.
  • Describe how to manage Lyme carditis.
  • Describe what to do for persistent Lyme arthritis symptoms after treatment.
  • Explain how to care for a patient on treatment not recommended for Lyme disease.
  • Describe your role as a member of the interprofessional team managing a patient with Lyme disease.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Contact hours
Course opens: 
01/27/2022
Course expires: 
02/01/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Marx, Grace, MD, MPH, Medical Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch

Perea, Anna, M.S., Policy and Communications Lead
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Bacterial Diseases Branch

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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