- To take the test online, go to our secure Web site at http://www.nursingcenter.com/ce/ajn . View instructions for taking the test online there.
- If you prefer to submit your test by mail, record your answers in the test answer section of the CE enrollment form below. Each question has only one correct answer. You may make copies of the form.
- Complete the registration information and course evaluation. Mail the completed enrollment form and registration fee to: Lippincott Professional Development, CE Group, 74 Brick Blvd., Bldg. 4, Suite 206, Brick, NJ 08723. You will receive your certificate in four to six weeks. For faster service, include a fax number and we will fax your certificate within two business days of receiving your enrollment form. You will receive your CE certificate of earned contact hours and an answer key to review your results. There is no minimum passing grade.
- Registration deadline is March 6, 2020.
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- Send in together two or more tests from any nursing journal published by Lippincott Professional Development (LPD), and deduct $0.95 from the price of each test.
- We also offer CE accounts for hospitals and other health care facilities online at www.nursingcenter.com. Call 1-800-787-8985 for details.
LPD will award the number of contact hours indicated for each continuing nursing education activity. LPD is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
These activities are also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749 for the number of contact hours indicated. LPD is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia, Georgia, and Florida #50-1223.
Lyme Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
To provide information about the etiology of Lyme disease and its diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
After completing this educational activity, you should be able to
- outline the etiology and transmission of Lyme disease.
- recognize early and late manifestations of Lyme disease.
- discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Lyme disease.
- Which of the following spirochetal microorganisms causes Lyme disease?
- Treponema pallidum
- Brachyspira pilosicoli
- Borrelia burgdorferi
- Lyme disease is transmitted by ticks of which of the following species complexes?
- Ixodes ricinus
- Dermacentor variabilis
- Amblyomma maculatum
- Of the following seasons, the risk of human infection with Lyme disease in the United States is greatest in
- Humans are most often infected through the bites of nymphs, which are about the size of
- an apple seed.
- a poppy seed.
- a sesame seed.
- Transmission of the bacterium that causes Lyme disease requires at least how many hours of attachment?
- At which of the following sites does the Lyme disease rash often develop?
- The lesion that develops at the site of the tick bite is often
- About what percentage of patients who have Lyme disease present with multiple rashes?
- The rash or lesions of Lyme disease are sometimes accompanied by manifestations such as
- Lyme arthritis appears an average of how many months after the onset of Lyme disease?
- The pain and swelling of Lyme arthritis most often affects which of the following joints?
- In patients who have Lyme disease and don't receive prompt treatment, neurologic manifestations can develop—the most common being
- facial nerve palsy.
- Serologic testing in the acute phase of Lyme disease may be paired with serologic testing in the convalescent phase how long after initial testing?
- 14 days
- 30 days
- 90 days
- Studies suggest that what percentage of patients who have the Lyme disease rash and receive antibiotic treatment continue to have symptoms long after treatment?
- 10% to 20%
- 20% to 30%
- 30% to 40%
- To prevent Lyme disease, which of the following antibiotics should adults with a known tick bite and no rash receive in a single dose?
- Children under the age of 8 years who have the Lyme disease rash should receive
- Which of the following is recommended to prevent tick bites?
- Walk in the center of trails.
- Wear dark-colored clothing.
- Apply repellent under children's clothing.
- Which of the following is recommended after a tick bite?
- Shower within 4 hours.
- Apply petroleum jelly to the tick.
- Use tweezers to remove the tick.