Tick Talk: Lyme Edition
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NAPNAP was awarded funding for to support this education via CDC’s Mobilizing Pediatric Provider Networks: An Education and Training Initiative to Prevent and Control Infectious Disease Threats federal project.
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 and earn a 70% or higher score on the post test will be awarded 1.0 NAPNAP contact hours.
Pediatric-focused advanced practice registered nurses
Review the etiology and epidemiology of Lyme disease in the United States
Identify common presentations of Lyme disease, including early localized, early disseminated, and late Lyme disease
Improve understanding of diagnostic approach for potential Lyme disease cases, including laboratory testing
Formulate appropriate treatment plans based on clinical presentation of Lyme disease
Encourage patient education on tick bite prevention strategies
Ashley Gyura, DNP, CPNP-PC
Department of Infectious Disease
- 1.00 Contact hours