Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) 

Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) are a significant challenge to the healthcare industry. The prevention and control of MDROs are an important component to all infection control programs. Therefore, all healthcare workers need to understand the importance of preventing MDROs and strategies to do so.

$15.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-MDRO-V2

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

0.5 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

0.5 HOURS


Texas Health and Human Services Commission

0.5 HOURS


Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH). Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-MDRO-V2
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2025
Learning Objectives:
Describe why MDROs are a concern in healthcare.
Explain how the most common MDROs are transmitted.
Illustrate practices for preventing the transmission of MDROs.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: MDROs: Why You Should Be Concerned

What Are MDROs?

Why Should all Healthcare Staff Be Vigilant?

How Resistance Occurs

Patterns and Risks of Transmission

Locations of Concern

Review

Summary

Section 3: The Emerging Threat

CDC Threat Levels

Clostridioides difficile

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE)

Additional MDROs

Review

Summary

Section 4: Strategies to Manage MDROs

U.S. Goals and Objectives

Review

Summary

Section 5: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Instructor: Susan Heinzerling, RN, CHPN
Susan Heinzerling began her nursing career as a Med/Surg nurse. Renal patients in acute care, with multiple chronic conditions and repeated hospitalizations inspired her practice of hospice nursing where she began as Hospice Admissions Nurse and later became a Hospice RN Case Manager. Susan has practiced hospice nursing in both a large, urban area and in a rural setting. Susan earned a B.S. in Biology and B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master's degree in Physiology from North Carolina State University. She became a Ph.D. Candidate in Immunology at the University of South Alabama. Her research experiences in the biomedical sciences led to an interest in evidence-based practices. Disclosure: Susan Heinzerling, RN, CHPN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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