COVID-19 and Seasonal Flu 2022-2023

$17.99

COVID-19 and seasonal flu (influenza) symptoms can be similar. Learn to distinguish the symptoms, prevent transmission in the healthcare setting, and educate yourself about the 2022-2023 vaccines. Deepen your knowledge about virus transmission, variants including omicron, patient education, and infection control during the coronavirus pandemic.
UPDATED OCTOBER 2022

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Course Objectives

  1. Differentiate between the clinical presentation of COVID-19 and seasonal flu.
  2. Explain the incubation, period of contagion, transmission, and possible long-term effects of the COVID-19 and influenza viruses.
  3. Discuss infection prevention measures for influenza and COVID-19.
  4. Describe patient education considerations for influenza and COVID-19.
  5. Explain treatment and vaccination guidelines for seasonal flu and COVID-19.

Accreditation/Approval Information

Nursing

Differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu, including incubation, period of contagion, and transmission. Covers infection prevention, patient education, and seasonal flu vaccine/routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.
  • Nurse practitioners may apply these contact hours to pharmacy continuing education and prescriptive authorization.

Paramedic/EMT

Differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu, including incubation, period of contagion, and transmission. Covers infection prevention, patient education, and seasonal flu vaccine/routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education is an approved provider for paramedic and EMT continuing education in California by the Coastal Valleys EMS Agency: CE Provider #49-0057.

Occupational Therapy

Differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu, including incubation, period of contagion, and transmission. Covers infection prevention, patient education, and seasonal flu vaccine/routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), Provider #3313. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Courses offered by AOTA approved providers are accepted by the NBCOT Certification Renewal program.

Physical Therapy

Differentiate between COVID-19 and seasonal flu, including incubation, period of contagion, and transmission. Covers infection prevention, patient education, and seasonal flu vaccine/routine immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is a Continuing Competency Approval Agency recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California.
  • Approval of physical therapy continuing education credit varies by state. Confirm approval with your state’s licensing agency before you take the course for CE credit. See Physical Therapy CE Approval for more information.

Course Information

Contact Hours: 2.00

Course Availability: Expires 2023-10-02

How It Works

1

Take the online course at your convenience.

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Fully complete the course to access your certificate.

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