Using Multidrug Resistant Organism Reduction Strategies to Prevent Healthcare Associated Infections

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
  • Environment of Care
  • Cleaning, Sterilization, Disinfection, Asepsis

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

  • State the difference between standard, enhanced, and contact precaution and when to implement each
  • Describe the importance of decolonization as an MDRO and HAI prevention strategy
  • Understand the new and developing technologies for infection prevention in the LTC setting
  • Outline the CDC recommendations regarding MRSA core and supplemental strategies
  • Differentiate between cleaning and disinfection while addressing contact time

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