MRSA Prevention

Course Details:

  • Category: Infection Control
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Target Audience: Clinical Employees

Course Overview: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a Gram+ bacteria that have become resistant to several antibiotics, including Penicillin, and is considered a "Superbug!" MRSA can cause infections throughout the body especially in the skin, blood, respiratory system, and can even lead to death. MRSA is considered a major problem for healthcare facilities, hospitals, and nursing homes. Training includes information on hospital-acquired and community-acquired MRSA, risk factors, symptoms, prevention steps, and treatment options.

Training Includes:

  • Latest from CDC
  • High-Risk Environments
  • Prevalence of MRSA
  • Hospital-Acquired MRSA (HA-MRSA)
  • Community-Acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA.
  • Risk Factors for MRSA
  • Symptoms of MRSA
  • Treatment of MRSA
  • Steps to Prevent and Reduce Risks