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Methicillin-Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus Infections (MRSA)

Author: Dana Bartlett, BSN, MSN, MA, CSPI

Course Created: 2014

Practice Level: Beginner

Duration: 1 hours
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Course Summary

This CNA inservice provides information on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (a.k.a. MRSA)

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • The Staphylococcus Aureus Bacterium and MRSA
  • How is MRSA Spread?
  • What Types of Infections are Caused By MRSA?
  • How are These Infections Treated?
  • Preventing MRSA Infections

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the correct definition of normal flora.
  • Identify two reasons why Staphylococcus aureus is dangerous.
  • Identify the basic causes of hospital-acquired MRSA infections.
  • Name three common types of MRSA infection.
  • Identify the basic causes of hospital-acquired MRSA infections.
  • Identify patients who are at risk for developing a MRSA infection.
  • Name three common types of MRSA infection.
  • Identify how the transmission of MRSA can be prevented.


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