Schistosomiasis

Overview

5 out of 5 (1 Reviews)

Credits

1.25

Post Assesment Questions

9

Release Date

5 Oct 2020

Expiration Date

4 May 2022

Last Reviewed

4 May 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

75 Minutes

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Activity Description

Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium), more specifically known as urogenital schistosomiasis, is an endemic disease to many countries in Africa and the Middle East that affects millions of individuals. It causes a range of urogenital issues such as dysuria, hematuria, urinary obstruction, spontaneous abortion, and bladder cancer. This activity outlines the evaluation and management of schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium) and reviews the role of the healthcare team in evaluating and treating patients with this condition.

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Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Review the pathophysiology of the trematode Schistosoma haematobium and risk factors for infection.
  • Summarize the physical exam findings associated with Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium).
  • Identify the common chronic complications of patients with Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma haematobium).
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Schistosomiasis

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Standards of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) through the joint providership of AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and StatPearls Publishing, LLC.  AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 030803.  This activity is approved for 1.25 contact hour(s) (which includes 0.1 hour(s) of pharmacology).

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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Henrik H. on 4/2/2021

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