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Free Nurse CEU: MDRO- An Ongoing Global Healthcare Challenge

Multidrug Resistant Bacteria – An Ongoing Global Healthcare Challenge– Multidrug resistant gram-negative bacteria represent an ongoing global healthcare challenge, with changing epidemiology and resistance patterns resulting in increased morbidity and mortality rates among hospitalized patents. This activity will review the … Continue reading

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Preventing and Treating Surgical Site Infections- Free CEUs for Nurses

An Integrated Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Surgical Site Infection Recognize the impact of surgical care complications as it relates to postoperative infections: pre-op to wound maturation/closure. Assess the prevalence and implications of antimicrobial resistance and implement principles … Continue reading

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Zika Virus Infection- 2.0 Free CEUs for Nurses

Zika Virus Infection– In the past three weeks, local, state, national and international news networks have been covering a “new” virus called Zika. Sensational news reports have concentrated on the precipitous rise in microcephalic cases primarily in Brazil. Along the … Continue reading

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The Hospitalist’s Role in Prevention & Management of C Diff Infections- 2.0 Free AMA CME

Prevention and Management of Clostridium difficile Infections: Recognizing the Hospitalists’ Role– Costridium difficile infection (CDI) places a significant clinical and economic burden on the healthcare system. The rising incidence of CDI is attributed to the emergence of a previously rare … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Resistance- 2.0 Free CEUs for Case Managers

Resistance– Discuss emerging issues surrounding antibiotic resistance. Identify risk factors and treatment considerations for resistant bacteria strains. Describe Standard and Contact precautions. Discuss hand hygiene.   2.0 Free CEUs for Certified Case Managers

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2 Free CEUs for Nurses- Managing Sepsis in the Adult

MANAGEMENT OF SEPSIS IN THE ADULT Define infection, systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS), sepsis, severe sepsis, septic shock, and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). Identify early signs and symptoms of sepsis. Recognize how to diagnosis sepsis. Identify the importance of … Continue reading

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Preventing Febrile Neutropenia: Myeloid Growth Factors- Free CE for Pharmacists

Clinical Pearls for Febrile Neutropenia Prevention: An Algorithmic, Case-Based Guide to Navigating the Use of Myeloid Growth Factors– Identify factors that increase the risk of febrile neutropenia among patients with cancer who are receiving myelosuppressive chemotherapy. Discuss appropriate uses of myeloid … Continue reading

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Ensuring Appropriate Antibiotic Utilization- Free CEU for Pharmacists

A Pharmacists Guide to Ensuring Appropriate Antibiotic Utilization in Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin-Structure Infections ABSSSIs– Discuss the consequences of overprescribing and inappropriate utilization of antibiotics in the hospital setting. Identify and discuss goals and principles behind rational antibiotic selection in … Continue reading

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Tuberculosis 101- Free CEU for CNAs

TB 101 for Health Care Workers– sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Lesson 1: Describe what causes TB. Describe the global situation of TB. List three factors that have contributed to the global resurgence of TB. List continuing … Continue reading

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Free CME for Physicians- Updates for Treatment of Fungal Infections

Guideline & Testing Update for Treatment of Invasive Fungal Infections in Hospitalized Patients– The incidence of invasive fungal infections continues to increase, resulting in significant morbidity and mortality, despite the introduction of expanded treatment options. Clinicians require up-to-date knowledge of … Continue reading

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Free CEU for CNA- Infection Control

Bloodborne Pathogens, Infection Control– Identify a basic definition of infection control. Identify the most common way microorganism are spread from person to person. Identify the most important rule of hand washing. Identify three body fluids/secretions that can be infectious. Identify … Continue reading

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Free Nurse CEU- Overview of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs)

Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs)– Define the term “multidrug-resistant organism” (MDRO). Discuss risk factors, clinical manifestations, medical management, and methods to prevent or reduce the transmission of Clostridium difficile (C. diff). Discuss risk factors, clinical manifestations, medical management, and methods to prevent … Continue reading

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2.0 Free CEUs for Pharmacists- Managing Serious Infections in Patients with Malignancy

Bacterial Infections in Patients with Cancer: New Challenges, New Opportunities– The management of serious bacterial infections in patients with malignancy is becoming particularly challenging in the light of increasing antimicrobial resistance among key pathogens and limited therapeutic options. Oncologists must … Continue reading

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Antibiotic Optimization: Fighting MDR Bacteria- Free CEUs for Pharmacists

Antibiotic Optimization in Today’s Hospital Setting:Rethinking Current Treatment Strategies-The pandemic of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria and their continuing spread is beyond dispute, and is now considered a global public crisis. The threat of infections caused by MDR organisms has been well … Continue reading

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2 Free AMA CEUs: Rethinking Current Treatment Strategies for MDROs

  Antibiotic Optimization in Today’s Hospital Setting:Rethinking Current Treatment Strategies– The pandemic of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria and their continuing spread is beyond dispute, and is now considered a global public crisis. The threat of infections caused by MDR organisms has … Continue reading

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Infection Control in LTC- Free CEUs for CNAs

Infection Control in Long-Term Care– The development of an effective, facility-wide infection control program is paramount to the reduction of healthcare acquired infections in the long-term care environment. This course provides a complete framework for developing an effective infection control … Continue reading

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Prevention Strategies for Reducing Cross Contamination of Medical Equipment- Free CEU for RT

Where the Microbes are Lurking: Preventing Cross Contamination Via Medical Equipment– List the pathogens linked to transmission from medical equipment. Describe the financial and clinical implications of contamination of medical equipment. Discuss the prevention strategies for reducing risk of transmission including use of … Continue reading

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MRSA Update- Free Pharmacy CEUs

Update on Methicillin-Resistant S. Aureus Infections: Focus on New Drugs– Select the proper dose and regimen of vancomycin for special situations (obesity, renal insufficiency, etc.). Choose an appropriate alternative to vancomycin when necessary. Describe the common adverse events associated with vancomycin. List … Continue reading

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