Lyme Disease Prevention and Management – Epidemiology Course
Get to grips with the prevalence of Lyme disease within the modern world, how to identify it and how to manage and prevent it with experts from St. George’s at the University of London.
Who is the course for?
This course will be beneficial for anyone working in healthcare and also members of the public that are interested in learning more about Lyme disease.
The main target audience will be doctors (GPs and A&E doctors) and nurses, healthcare assistants, specialist nurse practitioners working within primary care, community and hospitals, as well as public health workers.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe Lyme disease and its complications in primary and secondary care.
Identify the recommended investigations for suspected Lyme disease.
Discuss management of Lyme disease and dealing with uncertainty, safety netting and follow-up.
Discuss the management of ‘chronic’ Lyme disease.
Summarise the main prevention methods of Lyme disease including tick removal and when to seek medicial advice.
Reflect upon the controversies surrounding Lyme disease treatment, especially dealing with misinformation about Lyme disease.