Plague and Murine Typhus: Fly and Flea-borne Diseases
The purpose of this course is to outline the plague, and murine typhus, symptoms, treatment, and preventive methods related to bites of flies and fleas.

Course Publication Date: June 27, 2017

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Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:FBD052417
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine

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Learning Objectives
  • List 6 different flies that are common pests of humans.
  • List the 3 most common symptoms of fly bites.
  • Discuss treatment options for fly bites.
  • List at least 6 measures to prevent fly bites.
  • Describe the manner in which fleas spread disease.
  • List and describe 3 types of plague.
  • Describe 3 typical symptoms of bubonic plague.
  • Describe the respiratory symptoms associated with pneumonic plague.
  • Describe at least 3 complications related to septicemic plague.
  • Discuss measures to prevent plague.
  • Describe transmission of murine typhus.
  • Describe symptoms and treatment of murine typhus.


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