Microbial Monsters: Understanding and Preventing Resistant, Novel, and Unusual Pathogens of the Vascular World

  • Author: Deva Rea, MPH, BSN, BS, CIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • 56:50

About this course

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

  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

At the end of this course, the learner shall be able to:

  • Describe the pathogenesis, biofilm formation, and epidemiology of these significant bloodstream infection-causing pathogens.
  • Identify at least three unusual, resistant, or novel pathogens that pose considerable CRBSI threats in healthcare.
  • Discern and implement effective infection prevention and control strategies for this particularly notable CRBSI causing pathogens.

Related Courses

View All