Decolonization To Prevent Infections

  • Author: Ed Septimus, MD, FIDSA, FACP, FSHEA
  • 55:10

About this course

This course qualifies for 1 CE / 1 IPU and corresponds to the following Infection Prevention Unit (IPU) domain(s):

  • Identification of Infectious Disease Processes
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Education and Research

At the end of the program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the importance of decolonization in both targeted and universal infection prevention strategies
  2. Describe methods used for nasal and skin decolonization
  3. Outline decolonization strategies for ICU and OR
  4. Highlight ongoing decolonization studies for continuum of care

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