Modern Bed Bug Management

Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
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This online course will teach you how to check for bed bugs, what they look like, how to get rid of bed bugs, and modern treatment options.

Course Information Bed bugs began making a comeback as a common household pest in the early 2000s. Research suggests that this new version is more resistant to insecticides and requires special expertise to manage. This online course will teach you how to check for bed bugs, what they look like, how to get rid of bed bugs, and modern treatment options. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:List three reasons why bed bugs are making a comebackRecognize common signs of bed bugsList health impacts of bed bugsExplain life stage intervals including lifespan without a hostRecognize bed bugs and their signsExplain the importance of proactive detection to an apartment managerExplain the role of encasements in bed bug managementUse of pitfall traps in bed bug managementList five options for treating customers' bagged belongingsIdentify lethal temperatures for bed bugsCategorize insecticides labeled for bed bug control by their modes of actionCertification RequirementsThis course offers 1 CEU of pest control credit from TDA. You must score a minimum of 70% on the post-test to earn the certificate and CEU credit.

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