Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Public Health - Part 2
Lecture:Public Health and Communicable Disease
Slide content:Sampling of Communicable Diseases: Health Care-Related Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics, in health care settings may be introduced by visitors or by health care providers Some public health responses: monitoring, outbreak investigation, education on prevention for both patients and health care providers 23
Slide notes:Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, or MRSA, can cause a health care-related disease, if it is introduced in a health care setting by visitors or providers. Public health responses include monitoring, investigation of outbreaks, and education for both patients and providers. 23