MRSA Preventing MRSA Infection

MRSA Preventing MRSA Infection 

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the learner with information on methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. The course engages the learners in content related to pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, and prevention. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are presented.

$20.00

Hours: 2.00
REL-PAC-0-MPMI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Oregon Department of Human Services

2.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-MPMI
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Distinguish between S. aureus and MRSA.
Describe the infectious process called MRSA.
Discuss the causes and contributing factors of MRSA.
Distinguish between Hospital-acquired MRSA and CA-MRSA.
Explain how MRSA is transmitted.
Describe the difference between colonization and infection.
Discuss the types of MRSA infections.
Identify at-risk residents.
Describe the purpose of standard precautions.
Discuss six specific standard precaution practices.
State how to control a MRSA outbreak.
Explain what to do if a resident or if a staff member has MRSA.
Instructor: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN
Cynthia McDaniel MSN RN, is a nurse and administrative consultant in long term care. She is the CEO of ElderWise Inc, a senior living consulting and education group. Cynthia has worked as a nurse consultant for the States of Oregon and Washington,  a geriatric care manager, a regional director of clinical operations for a senior living company, and an assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University School of Nursing. Her research in assisted living focused on the characteristics of residents in assisted living communities and the role of the nurse in assisted living. Cynthia holds a Master's of Science in Nursing from Gonzaga University in nursing education. She is a Fellow of the Sigma Theta Tau/John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.  Disclosure: Cynthia McDaniel, MSN, RN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Administrators; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
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