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; and provide resources and tools to assist in preventing the spread of MDROs in long-term care facilities. This course is approved for 1.0 CEU/contact hr to California RCFE Administrators and Nurses (all states). Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed.
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