Infection Control in Long Term Care Series: Multidrug-resistant Organisms

Overview:

Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are primarily the result of unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use, and are associated with increased patient and resident morbidity and mortality, increased length of stays, and rising costs of care. Therefore, it is prudent that the spread of these microorganisms be prevented. This course, the last in the five part Infection Control in Long Term Care series, is designed to provide healthcare professionals working in long term care with essential information about the causes of MDROs, the main types of MDROs, and their characteristics.

Objectives:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the main reasons for the upsurge in multidrug-resistant organisms
  • Identify and understand the key characteristics of different MDROs
  • Implement strategies to prevent the spread of MDROs
Sale Price: $142.00 USD
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Product ID: MED064
Media: DVD
Year: 2014
Duration: 16:34 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Infection Control, Long Term Care,
 
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