One (1) Category 1A CME Credit available for this course.

Disclosures: No relevant Disclosures

Learning Objectives:

Understand the history of bed bugs and humans and also the recent events that have led to a dramatic resurgence in the number of infestations worldwide
Recognize the common geosocial situations associated with bed bug bites, the appearance of bed bug bites and the appropriate treatment and steps for eradication of bed bug infestations
Appreciate the social tendency’s that may impact upon bed bug infestations, such as social isolation reduced travel and increased time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic

Needs Assessments:

New advances in dermatologic treatment
New methods of diagnosis or treatment
Development of new technology
Advances in medical knowledge
Legislative, regulatory, or organizational changes affecting patient care

Core Competencies: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7