This course will provide an overview of four common infectious conditions found in residential care and assisted living settings. The four conditions discussed are: methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), norovirus, and clostridium difficile. For each condition, the pathophysiology, the infectious process, modes of transmission, treatment, and prevention are discussed. Proper staff education, standard precautions, and isolation precautions are discussed as well.
Course Number: SP006-CCG
- Online Training Course
- Credit Hours: 2
- The Four Common Infectious Conditions
- Symptoms and How the Conditions Are Diagnosed