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NUR152 - Shingles (1.0 HR)

Purpose: The participant will better understand herpes zoster and its treatment and prevention. Objectives: 1. Describe herpes zoster or shingles; 2.Discuss post-herpetic neuralgia and its treatment; 3. Explain immunization protocol for herpes zoster (shingles); 4. Discuss ways to prevent the transmission of herpes zoster in the healthcare setting. Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.