Goal and Learning Outcomes
The goal of this presentation is to increase awareness of CMS reporting requirements and strategies to reduce transmission of MRSA and C. difficile. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
- Briefly review and discuss the current epidemiology of MRSA and C. difficile and CMS requirements
- Review risk factors for acquiring MRSA and C. difficile
- List various interventions that have been successful in reducing these infections
- Discuss methods for preventing, tracking, reporting the desired outcomes for CMS and educating diverse members of the hospital staff so they understand their role(s) in the prevention of these organisms
Course Termination/ Update Date : 08/14/2020
Course Originally Released on : 08/14/2017
In support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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