Describing Head Lice and Scabies
The goal of this course is to help nurses learn about head lice infestation and scabies, two common childhood dermatological disorders.

Course Publication Date: July 25, 2020

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Author:Anita Rothera-Delaney RN, BS
Course No:HLS072520
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Community & Home Health
Medical & Surgical Issues
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss ways to teach patients and parents about dermatologic parasite transmission and elimination.

  • Describe how scabies is diagnosed.

  • Discuss the three stages to the life cycle of head lice.

  • Describe how head lice is diagnosed.

  • Describe the symptoms of scabies and head lice infestations.

  • Discuss how to apply safe and effective treatments to eliminate these parasites.


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