Learning module: Infestations and bites

Goals and objectives

The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients who present with bites and infestations.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Recognize risk factors for lice infestation and scabies. Identify nits and adult lice as diagnostic of pediculosis.
  • Identify a burrow as the primary morphology of scabies.
  • Identify common causes and clinical presentations of insect bite reactions with an emphasis on bedbugs and brown recluse spider bites.
  • Discuss treatment options and patient education for pediculosis capitis, scabies and insect bite reactions.

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