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P. Aeruginosa Proves to Be a Tough Foe

CE437 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Linda R. Greene, MPS, RN, CIC and Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN
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The purpose of this Pseudomonas aeruginosa continuing education program is to inform nurses about P. aeruginosa, a potentially untreatable hospital-acquired pathogen that causes life-threatening infections in immunocompromised patients. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain how P. aeruginosa can escape the effects of the human immune system and antibiotics
  • Discuss how P. aeruginosa uses bacterial communication (cell-to-cell signaling)
  • Identify a common hospital source of P. aeruginosa and discuss infection control measures


This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/13/2018

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