- 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.
- 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
- MRSA FAQ