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Maintaining a Professional Distance

Course Syllabus

This course covers some bed bug history and explains why they are reappearing as a significant problem. Caregivers will learn how to identify bed bugs, bites, and signs of a possible bed bug infestation. The inservice also includes information about how aides can help get rid of bed bugs.


Explain why bed bugs have become a widespread problem recently.
Name at least four physical characteristics of a bed bug.
Describe at least three signs of a possible bed bug infestation.
List at least eight places where a bed bug might hide.
Discuss how you can help prevent bed bug infestations in your workplace and/or clients' homes.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

Course Additional Information

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    Course Code: ITK1040031

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-511095; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036; WA DSHS CE Code: CO1512550