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On Demand December 4, 2018

Public Health Threat: Superbugs

Broadcast Date: December 4, 2018 | 1 hour, 30 minutes
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Hook Handouts (9 pages)
Knight Handouts (3 pages)
Landers Handouts (3 pages)
CID Article (1 page)

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Windows Media Player

Post-Conference Materials

Sheet (1 page)
Evaluation (1 page)
Social Worker Test (1 page)

Program Overview

"Superbugs" is a term used to describe strains of bacteria that have become resistant to the majority of antibiotics commonly used to treat and cure well known diseases. Multi Drug Resistant Tuberculosis and Gonorrhea are two such diseases that are known to greatly impact public health in Alabama. This program will explore the challenges in combating these drug resistant strains, their effects on the public’s health and the challenges they create to disease management. Program faculty will also discuss the essential infection control practices for outpatient care facilities.

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Target Audience

Nurses, clinic aides and other individuals that may encounter an infectious substance while working within a county health department

Contact Hours

Nurses 1.66 hours, Social Workers 1.5 hours, Social Workers Clinical 1.5 hours

Contact for Technical Assistance

Call 334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN.

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