MRSA Toolkit for Outpatient Clinics/Offices

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MRSA Toolkit for Outpatient Clinics/Offices

Description

This toolkit has been designed to help staff at outpatient clinics and medical offices prevent, diagnose, treat, and reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • For clinic staff:
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Policy and procedure check list
    • Assessing clinical practice
    • Infection control manual
    • Quick reference for environmental cleaning
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Chain of infection poster
    • How to wash hands poster
    • Hand sanitation poster
    • Evaluation of the toolkit
  • For patients
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Antibiotics and skin infections
    • Living with MRSA-English
    • Living with MRSA-Spanish
    • MRSA poster
    • MRSA fact sheet
    • How to wash hands poster
    • Hand sanitation poster
  • For medical providers
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Wound culture protocols
    • Guide-management of skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI)
    • SSTI treatment algorithm

Developer:

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

Funding Sources:

Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

History

Release Date: 2007
Review Date: 2007
Original Summary: October 2007
Last Updated: 10/17/12

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