The purpose of this course is to provide a basic overview of influenza (flu) and to prepare Healthcare Professionals with information regarding the history, symptoms, clinical course, treatment, and preventive measures associated with “the flu.”

Course Publication Date: December 11, 2018

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

Author:Denise L. Gray RN, MAS, BSN, CCM
Course No:INF121018
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Define influenza.
  • Identify the common symptoms that are associated with influenza.
  • To understand the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic.
  • To understand the significance of 20th century influenza pandemics.
  • Discuss the different types of influenza vaccines.
  • Discuss preventive measures and treatment for influenza.


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