SafetyBytes® - MRSA: An Overview

SafetyBytes® - MRSA: An Overview

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, infection is caused by a strain of staph bacteria that's become resistant to the antibiotics commonly used to treat ordinary staph infections. In this SafetyBytes® module, we’ll review common treatments for MRSA.

Type:eLearning - SafetyBytes® ID:1170 
Course Level:Foundational
Learning Paths:Workplace Safety
Main Topic:Communicating Safety
Other Topics:Workplace Safety & Awareness, Safety Orientation
Competencies:Keeping a Safe Workplace
Suggested Industry Usage:Healthcare, Office & General
Subject:Overview & Treating of MRSA Infections
Source Program:Stand Alone
Languages:English
Trainer Comments:Antibiotic therapy is still the mainstay of medical care for MRSA, but antibiotic therapy is complicated by MRSA's antibiotic resistance. Consequently, laboratory determination of MRSA antibiotic resistance and susceptibility is important in establishing effective antibiotic treatment.
Seat Time:5 Minutes
Interactivity:Quick, linear navigation, full video, audible narration.
Licenses:Safety TAG License, ASP Full

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