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Head Lice

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$49 Children's Health: What to Do! See Details  

Description

Deals with the topic of head lice, providing the latest information on identification, treatment, removal techniques and prevention.

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Head Lice

Goal: to learn about head lice, identifying, treatment and removal techniques

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. What are head lice?
  2. How are head lice spread?
  3. Signs & symptoms
  4. Treatment options
  1. Nit removal
  2. Prevention & Education
  3. Other Types of Lice

 

 

Learning Objectives

When you complete this class, you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between head lice, body lice & pubic lice
  • Explain how head lice are spread
  • Recognize the symptoms of infestation
  • Discuss methods used in treatment
  • Apply methods for the removal of head lice and nits
  • Take steps to prevent the spread of head lice and to involve parents in the process

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

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Learning Outcomes

When you complete this course you should be able to:
• Distinguish between head lice, body lice & pubic lice.
• Explain how head lice are spread
• Recognize the symptoms of infestation.
• Discuss methods used in treatment.
• Apply methods for the removal of head lice and nits.
• Take steps to prevent the spread of head lice and to involve parents in the process.

Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington