Dog Bites Updated 2020
The purpose of this article is to provide the reader with sufficient updated information related to the severity of dog bites. This includes healthcare workers, victims bitten by dogs and owners of these dogs. The article will also discuss the causes, treatment and ways for preventing this type of occurrence.

Course Publication Date: June 29, 2020

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Author:Gloria Cohen RN.C,BS
Course No:DBU060220
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • State three contributing features that may occur prior to a dog bite.

  • Recognize the role of the nurse in the emergency room

  • Identify the age groups most affected by dog bites

  • List at home protocol following a dog bite

  • Differentiate between different types of dogs and their roles in aggression


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