Meningococcal Meningitis: The effect on Men and Women
The goal of this article is to provide the reader with updated information on the severity of this disease. Upon completion, the reader will be able to distinguish between meningitis and meningococcal meningitis as well as understand the symptoms, types, treatment and prophylaxis.

Course Publication Date: May 18, 2020

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Author:Gloria Cohen RN.C,BS
Course No:MEN010620
Contact Hours:2.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • List 4 symptoms of the disease

  • Compare the differences between meningitis and meningococcal disease

  • Discuss the prognosis of meningococcal disease

  • Understand the rationale for prophylaxis treatment

  • Describe causes of the disease


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