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Course Syllabus

A lesson for caregivers about influenza that teaches the difference between a cold, the flu, and pneumonia. Includes information about who is at risk for the flu and tips for protecting clients from the flu. An important seasonal review!


Name at least five different symptoms that arise from the flu.
List three ways to help protect your client during flu season.
Discuss the difference between a cold, the flu, and pneumonia.
Discuss who should get an annual flu vaccine and why.
Use appropriate infection control precautions in your daily work to help prevent the spread of the flu.

Audio: Yes
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.

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    Course Code: ITK1040165_U

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-511075