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P. Aeruginosa Proves to Be a Tough Foe - CE437
P. Aeruginosa Proves to Be a Tough Foe
CE437 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, RN, MS, MPH
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about Pseudomonas 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 bacteria are able to 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 2/6/2015

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