This course provides advanced information on infection control challenges in long term care. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: describe the factors that lead to infections in long term care facilities; define and discuss the term “Multidrug Resistant Organisms” or MDRO; identify some common MDROs in the long term care setting and how they are transmitted; state at least four signs and symptoms of MDRO infections with long term care residents; discuss the consequences of MDROs for residents, healthcare workers, and the general population; and provide resources and tools to assist in preventing the spread of MDROs in long term care facilities. Course is approved for 1.0 CEUs/contact hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.