Case Studies in Early Lyme Disease (a module of the Understanding Tick-Borne Diseases course) has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The CDC estimates that the annual incidence of Lyme disease exceeds 300,000. Prompt diagnosis and effective management of early Lyme disease can prevent future complications.
After completing this module, learners should:
Understand epidemiological risk factors for Lyme disease
Be able to recognize various presentations of early Lyme disease
Understand the evidence from the U.S. erythema migrans trials, and
Understand treatment options and the clinical factors influencing management decisions.