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Missing the Mark: The Risks of Misdiagnosing Lyme Disease
July 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Summary: Tick borne illnesses often go undetected for years. Our speakers will provide unique perspectives from clinicians, resource development, and emotional support of those suffering with Lyme disease. The webinar will provide up to date education, understanding of the complex disease presentation, Lyme disease resources and awareness of the long-term effects for physical and mental health.
Objectives: By the end of this webinar participants will be able to…
– Describe Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases, and their regional variation
– Describe symptoms of Lyme disease- early and late stage
– Understand the complexities of Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome (PTLDS), persistence, and secondary diseases/damage
– Understand the appropriate use of diagnostic tests for Lyme Disease
Intended Audience: This course is intended for health and safety professionals, Ag extension professionals, educators, and individuals involved in working and recreation outdoors.
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