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Title Reducing the burden of herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia in older adults: [electronic resource] the role of the gerontological nurse practitioner / SciMed in collaboration with NCGNP.

Imprint [New York] : SciMed, c2007.


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 Axe Compact Discs 1st Floor  616.522 R249b 2007    ---  Available
Description 1 CD-ROM : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details System requirements. For Windows: 450 MHz Intel Pentium III processoror equivalent; Windows 2000 XP; Adobe Acrobat Reader 5; IE 6.0 and above; Firefox 1.x. For MacIntosh: G4 Processor; 667 MHz OS X 10.3; Safari 1.x and above; Firefox 1.x. For All systems: 128 MB RAM; DSL or faster; 16 bit sound card and speakers; 1024 x 768 16 bit displays; Flash Player 8.0; connection speed minimum, cable modem.
Note "Supported by an educational grant from Merck"-- Opening credits.
Approved for 1.0 contact hour of American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission (ANCC) continuing nursing education (CNE) credits. Expiration date Dec. 15, 2008.
Audience "Target audience. This educational activity is intended for gerontological nurse practitioners and other health care professionals interested in learning more about herpes zoster, the clinical impact of the disease, its long-term sequelae, and preventive strategies that can preserve quality of life in at-risk individuals." -- CE Information.
Note "Educational objectives. At the conclusion of this activiity, the participant should be better able to: discuss the impact of advancing age and immunosuppression on the development of herpes zoster; review the efficacy and limitations of current treatment options for acute herpes zoster and its most common complication, PHN; describe the impact of herpes zoster and PHN on quality of life in older adults; evaluate clinical trial data on the efficacy and safety of a herpes zoster vaccine and its role in clinical practice." -- CE Information.
Contents Epidemiology of herpes zoster and postherapetic neuralgia / Rosemary C. Polomano -- Diagnosis and management of acute herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia : unmet need / M. Susan Burke -- Preventing herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia through vaccination / Lawrence D. Gelb.
Summary Program includes three video and powerpoint slide presentations on Herpes Zoster (commonly known as shingles) along with evaluation and posttest documents.
Subject Shingles (Disease) -- Nursing.
Neuralgia -- Nursing.
Geriatric nursing.
Added Author Polomano, Rosemary C.
Burke, M. Susan.
Gelb, Lawrence D.
SciMed (Firm)
National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners.

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