Infection Prevention Spotlight

Can Stopping the Routine use of Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE have an Impact on HAIs?

December 14, 2020 Kara Mullane, RN, MSN, CIC - Infection Preventionist Season 2 Episode 32
Infection Prevention Spotlight
Can Stopping the Routine use of Contact Precautions for MRSA and VRE have an Impact on HAIs?
Show Notes

Welcome to the Research Behind Infection Prevention, where Dr. Mohamed Yassin provides tough questions to top researchers and leaders in their field.  This podcast is a collaboration between Infection Prevention Spotlight and the American Journal of Infection Control. If you are interested to find out more on these topics, please go to the December 2020 edition of AJIC.

Today we have the pleasure to hear from Dr. Elise Martin as she discusses the study published by a multicenter team from different academic medical centers. The main aim of the study is to assess the risk or the benefit with discontinuation of contact precautions for vancomycin resistant Enterococcus (VRE) and methicillin resistant Staph aureus (MRSA). We will also be sharing the summary of a major article on nurse-driven antibiotic engagement tool in three hospitals by Dr. Elizabeth Monsees, et al. So please stay tuned!

Find out more - December 2020 Issue American Journal of Infection Control

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