Partners in Care: Patient Education on Drug-Resistant Organisms

Leaders In Health Care Education

TF: 866-321-5066
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Partners in Care: Patient Education on Drug-Resistant Organisms

In easy to understand language, this award-winning program informs patients how Drug-Resistant Organisms (DROs) can be spread both in and out of the healthcare environment, and how to interrupt transmission.

Program Highlights

  • In the facility, patients will be encouraged to practice proper hand hygiene; and understand and follow the rules for Isolation Precautions such as: the use of PPE, remaining in the room, and following facility protocols

  • In the home, patients will also learn infection control practices that include: environmental cleaning, hand hygiene, laundry practices, not sharing personal care items, and wound care.

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Learning Objective

To educate patients and their family members on what it means to be colonized or infected with a drug-resistant organism (DRO), and what to do to prevent transmission both in the hospital, and once the patient is discharged home

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • Available in Spanish
  • Patient Handout

Clinical Advisors

  • Pam Alexander, RN, BSN

  • Vicki L. Brinsko, RN, BA

Program Awards

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival, Silver

This program is offered at a discount for members of: