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.