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.
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.