OVERVIEW

Flu Treatment, Symptoms, and Red Flags is organized by Nursing CE Central.

Course Created on: March 01, 2019
Course Renewed on: February 21, 2022
Course Expires on: February 21, 2025

Target Audience:
• Registered Nurses (RN)
• Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN)
• Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN/LVN)

Course Overview:
Every year approximately 5-20% of the population will fall ill with seasonal influenza. 200,000 of those will become ill enough to require hospitalization. In recent years H1N1 was responsible for an unprecedented number of deaths among young, healthy adults. It is imperative that nurses are able to recognize red flags and symptoms of serious illness related to seasonal influenza. Additionally, it is important that nurses understand the importance of early treatment per CDC guidelines and the limitations of rapid influenza testing. In this course we will discuss these topics and more!

Course Outline:
• Introduction
• Current Practice, Barriers and Need for Continued Education
• What is Influenza?
• Prevention: Flu Vaccines
• Standard Precautions
• Recognition and Treatment of Flu: Symptoms
• Testing for Influenza
• Treating Influenza
• “Red Flags” – Potential Complications and What Not to Miss
• Case Study 1
• Case Study 2
• Summary
• References

Course Objectives:
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
• Identify signs and symptoms associated with seasonal influenza and understand the limitations of rapid influenza testing.
• Describe current treatment recommendations by the CDC.
• Explain the “red flag” symptoms and be able to identify serious influenza infections and/or complication

TARGET AUDIENCE

NursingNurses

SPECIALITIES

NursingInfectious DiseaseNurse Practitioners

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

Suppose you cancel the course booking within 14 calendar days of receiving your order confirmation and before the start of the course. In that case, you are entitled to a refund of the price paid after deducting the online transaction charges.

For the avoidance of doubt, the cancellation period will expire 14 days after the date of the Order Confirmation.

If you start to use our services during the cancellation period (i.e., if the course commences during the 14-day cancellation period) and/or if you access the course materials via our online course spaces (i.e., via our virtual learning environment), no refund will be payable.

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