Lyme Disease and Clinical Practice

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The OAMRS Lyme Disease and Clinical Practice course is meant to increase awareness of Lyme disease as one of many vector-borne illnesses.

Learners will be introduced to the causes, signs, symptoms, risk of infection and treatment of patients who are infected with this debilitating illness. This program offers tips and tricks to help the learner recognize patients with Lyme disease and how they can best be served.

Course at a Glance

Learning Hours: The course takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete. OAMRS courses are designed for self-paced learning. Rough estimates of the time required to complete the course may be provided, but we encourage each learner to invest their own time, based on their own learning needs, for each subject matter.

Available Until: Open

Type of Learning: Online

Prerequisites: None

Accreditation: Certificate of Completion

Completion Requirement: The exam for this course is composed of 10 questions. In order to successfully pass the exam, you are required to attain a mark of 70%. Three attempts are allowed.

Who Should Take This Course

This course is designed for the MRT who wishes to increase their awareness of Lyme disease and learn how to recognize and best serve patients with this illness.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the disease process
  • Take universal precautions when treating patients with Lyme
  • Acknowledge the patient condition appropriately
  • Recognize treatment options available
  • Prevent infection in both personal and professional lives

Course Outline

The course includes:

  • Course Syllabus
  • Narrated PowerPoint
  • Final Exam

Development Team

  • Stacie Dagenais, MRT(R), CBI, Bsc.
  • Ontario Association of Medical Radiation Sciences

Discounted member price: 38.50
You could save: 30.0%