The purpose of this methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) CE program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the growing problem of MRSA in healthcare and strategies to reduce its spread. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the epidemiology of MRSA
- Identify three factors that put hospital patients at risk for MRSA
- Describe three strategies healthcare professionals as a team can use to prevent and control the spread of MRSA in healthcare facilities
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians/nutritionists, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, laboratory professionals, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, physical therapists, and radiologic technologists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.