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SP006-CCG

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.
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Course Information:
  • Online Training Course
  • Credit Hours: 2
  • The Four Common Infectious Conditions
  • Symptoms and How the Conditions Are Diagnosed
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Common Infectious Conditions Info:

Course Objectives

By the conclusion of this program the participant will be able to:

  • Describe each of the four common infectious conditions.
  • Explain who is at risk for each condition.
  • Identify the symptoms of four common infectious conditions so you may be immediately aware of a potential problem.
  • Name the sources of these infections and their modes of transmission.
  • Explain how each of the conditions is diagnosed.
  • Discuss the treatment for each of the conditions.
  • Explain appropriate interventions for each of these common illnesses to minimize risk to staff and other residents.


Course Outline

Hour One

  • A. Introduction
  • B. MRSA
  • 1. What is it?
  • 2. Who is at risk?
  • 3. What are the symptoms?
  • 4. How does it spread?
  • 5. How is it diagnosed?
  • 6. What is the treatment?
  • 7. What should you do?
  • C. VRE
  • 1. What is it?
  • 2. Who is at risk?
  • 3. What are the symptoms?
  • 4. How does it spread?
  • 5. How is it diagnosed?
  • 6. What is the treatment?


Hour Two

  • A. Norovirus
  • 1. What is it?
  • 2. Who is at risk?
  • 3. What are the symptoms?
  • 4. How does it spread?
  • 5. How is it diagnosed?
  • 6. What is the treatment?
  • B. ClostridiumDifficile
  • 1. What is it?
  • 2. Who is at risk?
  • 3. What are the symptoms?
  • 4. How does it spread?
  • 5. How is it diagnosed?
  • 6. What is the treatment?

  • On-line Final Exam

    Instructor

    Cynthia Tarlton, RN

    Cynthia Tarlton, RN received her LVN at Shasta College in Redding California in 1986 and her RN, Associate Arts in Nursing at Palomar College in San Marcos California were she received recognition for the highest ranking class-NCLEX-RN in July of 1988. Since 1989 she has been the Director of Nursing at several Assisted Living facilities throughout California. Cynthia has been the lead instructor for Community Education, LLC and has over 6 years of experience providing onsite consultation to administrators in residential and community care facilities.

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Common Infectious Conditions

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