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Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)


Gregory Felzien, MD, AAHIVS
Medical Advisor
Georgia Department of Public Health


Magnolia Coastlands AHEC

Program Description

Infection control is a challenge in all health care settings. Dr. Felzien will address infection control issues in both in-patient and out-patient settings by utilizing MRSA as a model. He will describe its scope, as well as the clinical presentations and available MRSA treatment options utilizing the Infectious Diseases Society of America (ISDA) evidence-based practice guidelines . He will address infection control precautions and the administrative support they require. Education of staff, patients and families remains an important infection management strategy to minimize the spread of multi-drug resistant organisms.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, attendees should be able to:
- Describe the scope of MRSA with in-patient and out-patient settings
- Identify available MRSA treatment options
- Give examples of challenges in infection control


On Demand
Original program date: Dec 10, 2013

Technology Requirements

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  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
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Program Keywords

Nursing, Public Health