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 patients, healthcare workers, and the general population; provide resources and tools to assist in preventing the spread of MDROs in long term care facilities. Course is approved for 2.5 CEUs/contact hours to Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) in Florida. 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, 2019.