Infestations: Lice, Scabies, Bed Bugs

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Classify clinical presentations of insect infestations according to their source.
2. Compare treatment indications for scabies, lice and bed bug infestations.
3. Distinguish infestations of scabies, head/body lice and bed bugs from other insect bites.
4. Educate patients about preventive strategies and prophylactic methods for infestations

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017

Edward J Mayeaux Jr, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of South Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017
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