Duration: approx. 1 hour, self-paced
Many of us know that wood ticks feed on blood, but did you know they also carry diseases? These diseases, if untreated, can be fatal. That’s why, whether you spend time outdoors for work or recreation, you need to be aware of the health risks of wood ticks.
This online Wood Tick Safety course is designed to increase the awareness of wood ticks and the health risks they pose. Throughout the course, you will learn where ticks can be found and how to prevent tick bites when you’ll be in those areas. You’ll also learn the signs and symptoms of the diseases they carry, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.
- Where ticks are found
- Typical carriers of ticks
- The signs and symptoms of Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever
- Methods for preventing tick bites
- How to remove ticks
- Tick bite treatment
Certificate of completion:
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print.