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Infection Control in Healthcare: Multidrug-resistant Organisms

Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are primarily the result of unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use and are associated with increased patient morbidity and mortality, increased length of hospital stays and rising costs of care. Therefore, it is prudent that the spread of these microorganisms be prevented.

Duration 17 min
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Multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) are primarily the result of unnecessary and excessive antibiotic use and are associated with increased patient morbidity and mortality, increased length of hospital stays and rising costs of care. Therefore, it is prudent that the spread of these microorganisms be prevented. This course, the last in the five part Infection Control in Healthcare series, is designed to provide healthcare professionals with essential information about the causes of MDROs, the main types of MDROs and their characteristics.

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Describe the main reasons for the upsurge in multidrug-resistant organisms
  • Identify and understand the key characteristics of different MDROs
  • Implement strategies to prevent the spread of MDROs
Products Specifications
Formats Available DVD
Duration 17 min
Supporting Materials
Language English
Languages Available English
Copyright 2014