The Itchers: Bedbugs, Lice, & Mites
The purpose of this course is to explain the symptoms, treatment, and prevention of infestations with very small or microscopic parasitic insects: bedbugs, lice, and mites.

Course Publication Date: August 22, 2018

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:BBB081318
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • List at least 3 places where bedbugs might hide.
  • Discuss bedbug feeding/ biting habits.
  • Describe common skin manifestations of bedbug bites.
  • List 3 treatment options for bedbug bites.
  • List 3 types of lice and characterize infestations.
  • Explain treatment options for all 3 types of lice infestations.
  • List at least 5 preventive methods for head lice infestation.
  • List at least 6 types of mites that can bite and/or cause allergic reactions in humans.
  • Describe symptoms and treatment for chigger bites.
  • List at least 4 common areas where scabies might infest the body.
  • Explain the difference between a common scabies infection and Norwegian scabies.
  • Discuss treatment options for scabies.


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