Here you will find an article about the Zika virus, complete with CEU’s, patient education, infographic, and more!
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Zika Virus: NursingCenter has you covered
With the summer season in full swing and the Summer Olympics in Rio just around the corner, Zika virus is in the headlines and on our minds. Lippincott NursingCenter has resources to keep you informed and for you to share.
Zika Virus: Key Facts, Recommendations, and Related Reading
See the latest recommendations and important links for health care providers to use for reference.
Zika Virus: A Tool for Patients
Print and share this FREE patient education tool!
Preventing mosquito-borne illnesses [infographic]
With Zika virus in the news and on our minds this season, we know some of the best advice for preventing this illness is to prevent infection via mosquito bites. See this infographic for recommendations to prevent transmission of Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses.
Zika Virus: 5 More Things for Nurses to Know
Find quick answers to five more questions that people are asking about Zika virus.
Zika virus: Facing a new threat [CE]
In this CE article from Nursing2016, learn how Zika virus is transmitted and what health care professionals need to teach patients to minimize risks.
Zika Virus: What We Know and Do Not Know [CE]
In this article from Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice, the authors address the questions: How great is the risk? What are the symptoms of infection and what can be done? Where are the best sources of evidence for practice and patients?
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