MRSA and VRE: Battling Superbugs
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It's a war between man and bacteria - and experts say the outcome is uncertain. We do know this: a growing number of studies prove healthcare professionals can successfully slow transmission and lower overall infection rates by these Superbugs NOW! Antibiotic resistance isn't a new problem. What is new, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is that virtually all bacteria in the world are developing resistance to the antibiotic treatment of choice. Coastal's New training program, MRSA and VRE Precautions: Battling Superbugs, trains healthcare professionals how to stop the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. MRSA and VRE Precautions: Battling Superbugs highlights:
- Adherence to contact precautions
- Identification methods
- Patient treatment procedures that slow transmission and lower infection rates
- Hygiene and equipment decontamination that saves countless lives!