Nothing is more important than the health and safety of the students that participate in interscholastic athletics. A common issue that occurs during participation is the presence of communicable skin infections. That is why the National Federation of State High School Associations has developed the course, Communicable Skin Infections. This course has been designed to help coaches, parents, and students know what communicable skin infections are, be able to identify the various types of them, understand ways to evaluate and treat an infection if it occurs, and know how to prevent future occurrences from taking place.So take the course, Communicable Skin Infections, available for FREE on the NFHS Learning Center.
Course comes with
1. Introduction1 Sections
- Course Welcome
2. Communicable Skin Infections2 Sections
- What Are Communicable Skin Infections?
- Taking the Proper Precautions
3. Evaluating a Skin Condition2 Sections
- Symptoms and Dermatologic Elements
4. Identifying the Various Typ...3 Sections
- Bacterial Causes
- Fungal Causes
- Viral Causes
5. Preventing an Infection2 Sections
- Cleaning the Skin, Equipment, and Environment
- Hygiene Protocols and Reducing Exposure
6. Congratulations1 Sections
This Course Includes
- Approved for 1 Clock Hour
- Certificate of Completion
- Additional Resources
NFHS National Coaching Credentials
The NFHS Learning Center offers a 3-level national coaching credential that helps you gain knowledge you can use to provide a fun, educational, and a safer environment for your students.
This national credential was developed for individuals who are currently coaching or aspire to coach at the interscholastic level. The goal is to enhance the ability of the coach to better serve students, the school, the community, and the profession of coaching.
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