Identifying and Caring for the Patient & Family of MRSA Infections

  • Date: August 26, 2014
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building, Abbott Room, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

Target Audience

Target Audience

Physicians and nurses who provide care for patients with MRSA infections.

Cost

Cost

Value: $80

Cost: $0

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2014 health system promo code for a 100% discount.

Course Description

Course Description

Purpose Statement:  The purpose of this program is to promote infection control interventions as it relates to the transmission of MRSA to themselves and patients.  

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the organism MRSA and define the history of MRSA, scope of problem, colonization vs. infection, and community MRSA onset vs Healthcare MRSA onset.
  • Identify the impact on mom, baby and family for MRSA positive family members. 
  • Describe precautions clinicians should take across the clinic, inpatient, NICU and maternal child areas.
  • Examine strategies to improve the care for patients who are positive for MRSA.
 

Agenda

Agenda

TimeAgenda
6:45-7:00 pm  Registration
7:00-9:00 pm  Identifying and Caring for the Patient & Family of MRSA Infections
Rudolf Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA & Susan G. Miller RN, BSN, CIC
9:00 pm
Adjournment

Speakers

Speakers

Rudolf J. Kotula, MD, FACP, FIDSA is an Infectious Diseases Consultant and Epidemiologist at Methodist Health System and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

Susan G. Miller RN, BSN, CIC is an Infection Control Practitioner for Methodist Health System and is certified in Infection control and epidemiology. 

 

 

Credits/CEUs

Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

In order to obtain contact hours or CEU’s for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.


Physicians:
Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association Commission on Medical Education to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians. Methodist Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.0 credits AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing:
2.0 contact hours awarded
This includes 0 pharmacology hours for Nurse Practitioners
Master Code #: NE13-16C07

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Education Credit:
2.0 education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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