Active MRSA Surveillance Program - Part 1
March 6, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EST, 2:00 p.m. CST, 1:00 p.m. MST, 12:00 p.m. PST
(60 minutes)

Meet the Speaker:

Lance Peterson, MD
Director of Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, and Associate Epidemiologist NorthShore University Health System, Evanston, Illinois


IP Competency: Expert


Duration: 60 minutes      Available through: 12/31/2015


Program Description
The target audiences are individuals involved in implementing, assessing , or maximizing the use of active MRSA surveillance testing as part of a complete HAI prevention program. This presentation will reinforce the importance of collaboration between the hospital clinical microbiology laboratory and the hospital infection prevention department in accessing your facility needs for MRSA surveillance testing; and, developing and implementing an effective MRSA surveillance program. The speaker will provide details of what is involved in the process  of bringing active MRSA surveillance testing into your hospital.


Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  • Inform participants of the guidelines and expectations of active MRSA surveillance
  • Provide information for the development of assessments
  • Provide a framework for evaluating healthcare practitioners understanding and progress
  • Create a framework for evaluating overall effectiveness of MRSA program


This resource is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Roche, a Strategic Partner.


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