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Infection Prevention in Nursing Homes (Coursera)

Learn about the role of environment in disease transmission and how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria and other infections in your facility.
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Strategies for Assisted Living Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Strategies for Assisted Living Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)
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SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, poses a high risk for assisted living communities due to residents’ age, health status, and communal living environment. The COVID-19 response has largely focused on nursing homes, leaving assisted living communities in the United States with fragmented guidance on how to respond [...]
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Strategies for Senior Housing Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)

Jul 26th 2021
Strategies for Senior Housing Communities during COVID-19 (Coursera)
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SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, poses a high risk for senior housing communities and the people who live and work there. The COVID-19 response has largely focused on nursing homes, leaving independent living communities serving older adults in the United States with fragmented guidance on how to respond [...]
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COVID-19 Training for Healthcare Workers (Coursera)

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe and all providers must be prepared to recognize, stabilize and treat patients with novel coronavirus infection. Following completion of this short course physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals will have a unified, evidenced-based approach to saving the lives of patients with [...]
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PrEParing: PrEP for Providers and Patients (Coursera)

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) using the antiretroviral medication emtricitibine/tenofovir approved in countries around the world is a highly effective means of reducing transmission of HIV through sexual encounters and needle sharing. This Johns Hopkins University course PrEPares you with essential information, concepts and practical advice regarding PrEP from leaders in [...]
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Antimicrobial Stewardship for Africa (FutureLearn)

Improve your knowledge of the spread of antimicrobial resistance in Africa and how to reduce it. Learn how to tackle antimicrobial resistance in Africa. Communicable diseases remain to be a leading cause of death in African countries (WHO). This course will look at the threat of antimicrobial resistance in [...]
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Preventing and Managing Infections in Childcare and Pre-school (FutureLearn)

Understand how infectious diseases spread and how to protect children from infections. Identify how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in children. Microbes live everywhere, especially in childcare settings where children play together at close quarters. They come in all shapes and sizes – and not all are [...]
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Infection Prevention for Vulnerable Patients (FutureLearn)

Personally contribute to the fight against healthcare inequalities in vulnerable patients using a range of case studies. Learn how to be mindful regarding treatment of infections in vulnerable patients. Prevention of infection in the vulnerable patient is an area of unmet educational need and, considering the current COVID-19 pandemic, [...]
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Tackling Antibiotic Resistance: What Should Dentists Do? (FutureLearn)

Discover the danger posed by antibiotic resistance, and how dental teams can meet the challenge to protect patients. Explore how dentists can tackle the threat of global antibiotic resistance. Antibiotics are lifesaving drugs – when you need them, you need them to work. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a significant [...]
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Challenges in Antibiotic Resistance: Non-Fermenting Gram Negative Bacteria (FutureLearn)

Gain an understanding of antibiotic resistance in non-fermenting gram negative bacteria. Understand antibiotic resistance in non-fermenting gram negative bacteria. Non-fermenting gram negative bacteria are a group of bacteria which cause infection in a growing number of patients. Many of these bacteria are resistant to antibiotics, so it’s vital to [...]
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