Lyme Disease

Overview

4.8 out of 5 (2380 Reviews)

Credits

1.50

Post Assessment Questions

8

Start Date

1 Sep 2023

Last Review Date

1 Sep 2023

Expiration Date

31 Aug 2026

Estimated Time To Finish

90 Minutes


 
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Activity Description

Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is spread by ticks. Lyme disease is divided into three stages: early localized, early disseminated, and late. This activity illustrates the evaluation and management of Lyme disease and reviews the role of the interprofessional team in caring for patients with this condition.


Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician associates, nurses, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Apply knowledge of the pathophysiology of Lyme disease to the evaluation.

  • Identify the appearance of the characteristic erythema migrans rash during the physical exam.

  • Implement evidence-based treatment strategies for the management of Lyme disease.

  • Develop a well-coordinated interprofessional team approach to provide effective care for patients with Lyme disease.

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What is the treatment of the complications of Lyme disease as Acroderma atrophicans and Borrelia lymphocytoma and their evolution ?

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