Improving the Care of Long-Term Care Facility Residents with Infections Course
This course is part of the AntiBiotic Stewardship in Long-Term Care Environment (ABLE) Program. It is designed for healthcare providers, particularly nursing staff, who want to improve the care of older adults with suspected infections. The course consists of six 30-minute computer modules and is self-paced. 3.0 CME credits (accepted by the ANCC for certification/recertification of RNs and APRNs).
- Signs and symptoms of infection in older adults
- Urinary tract infections vs. asymptomatic bacteriuria
- Upper respiratory tract infections, bronchitis and pneumonia
- Isolation precautions
- Collecting samples for microbiological culture
- Communication with providers
The course will be moderated by Robin Jump, MD, PhD. For more information, see the Improving the Care of Long-Term Care Facility Residents with Infections flyer.
Updated 11/1/2014 — Current version good through May 2016