FP Essentials™

Infectious Disease

Edition #476 | January 2019

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  • Identify the mosquito-borne viral infections most likely to occur in the United States.
  • Recognize the typical presentation of patients with these mosquito-borne viral infections and obtain appropriate laboratory tests for diagnosis.
  • Distinguish skin lesions attributable to bedbugs from those attributable to scabies.
  • Prescribe appropriate treatments for bedbug, lice, and scabies infestations.
  • List the four phases in the approach to management of emerging infections.
  • Explain the key steps in implementing each of the four phases.
  • Use all recommended approaches for prevention of health care-associated infections.
  • Determine appropriate types of infection precautions for patients hospitalized with infectious diseases.
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#476: Infectious Disease
January 2019


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