The Control of Carbapenem-Resistant Organisms (CRO)

  • Author: Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN, CIC
  • 1 Contact Hour
  • 44:12

About this course

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

  • Surveillance and Epidemiologic Investigation
  • Preventing/Controlling the Transmission of Infectious Agents
  • Education and Research
  • Environment of Care
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

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

  • Identify why CRO are epidemiologically significant
  • Describe the surveillance definition of CRO
  • Discuss interventions to prevent the spread of CRO
  • Describe the ARLAB network and its importance
  • Cite resources/toolkits available around CRO prevention

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