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Infection Control: Drug Resistant Superbugs in Long Term Care

Infection Control: Drug Resistant Superbugs in Long Term Care

Infection Control: Drug Resistant Superbugs in Long Term Care

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Launch date: 22 Nov 2017
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Last updated: 22 Aug 2018

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This course provides advanced information on infection control challenges in long term care. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: describe the factors that lead to infections in long term care facilities; define and discuss the term “Multidrug Resistant Organisms” or MDRO; identify some common MDROs in the long term care setting and how they are transmitted; state at least four signs and symptoms of MDRO infections with long term care residents; discuss the consequences of MDROs for patients, healthcare workers, and the general population; provide resources and tools to assist in preventing the spread of MDROs in long term care facilities.

Course is approved for 2.5 continuing education units-CEUs-contact hours to the following professions:

Nurses (RN, LVN, LPN) (all states)
Critical Care RN (CCRN): meets the criteria for CCRN Synergy Continuing Education
Recognition Point(s) (CERPS) in Category B
Certified Case Managers (CCM)
Certified Rehab Counselors (CRC)
Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
CA Workers’ Comp Claims Adjusters
Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2019.

Objectives

On completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Describe the factors that lead to infections in long term care facilities

2. Define and discuss the term “Multidrug Resistant Organisms” or MDRO

3. Identify some common MDROs in the long term care setting and how they are transmitted

4. State at least four signs and symptoms of MDRO infections with long-term care residents

5. Discuss the consequences of MDROs for patients, healthcare workers, and the general population

6. Provide resources and tools to assist in preventing the spread of MDROs in long-term care facilities.
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Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 2.50 Hours

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