Toolkit:

MRSA Reduction Campaign Toolkit

Commitment Form:

CEO Commitment Form


MRSA Action Plan Webinars

Presenting the Evidence for Decolonization Among Surgical Patients
Speaker: Dr. Tom Talbot, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Implementing Decolonization in a Large Healthcare Setting
Speakers: Joshua Roberts, MSN, NE-BC, System Director of Nursing, Baptist Memorial Healthcare;  and Cal Ham, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, Prevention and Response Branch, Antimicrobial Resistance Team, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Decolonization in Surgical Patients to Prevent MRSA

Speaker: Dr. Tom Talbot, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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Practical Decolonization Strategies for Special Populations & Addressing Implementation Challenges
Speaker: Dr. Susan Huang
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Preventing CLABSI & CAUTI: Mitigation of Barriers and Sustaining Prevention Efforts
Speakers: Shannon Novosad & Janet Glowicz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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Learning from Doing: Sharing Lessons Learned on Universal Decolonization Implementation
Speakers: Jackie Morton, Director Infection Prevention at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare &
Jamie Swift, RN, CIC, FAPIC, Corporate Director, Infection Prevention at Ballad Health
 
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Implementing Decolonization: Insuring Good Process and Practice
Speaker: Dr. Susan Huang
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Frequently Asked Questions:

MRSA Prevention Action Plan FAQ

Resources:

MRSA Blood Stream Infections (BSI) in Tennessee - Marion A. Kainer, MD, MPH, FRACP, FSHEA


MRSA Prevention Implementation Plan


Patient Bathing Video from ABATE Infection Project

Reducing MRSA: Preventing Surgical Site Infections - Tom Talbot, MD, MPH


American College of Surgeons and Surgical Infection Society - Surgical Site Infection Guidelines (2016)

 

Association of Bundled Intervention with Surgical Site Infections Among Patients Undergoing Cardiac , Hip or Knee Surgery

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – 2017 Guidelines for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections: Review and Relevant

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (2017)

 

Clinical Practice Guidelines by IDSA for the Treatment of MRSA Infections in Adults and Children

 

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Antimicrobial Prophylaxis in Surgery

 

Decolonization of Patients and Healthcare Workers to Control Nosocomial Spread of MRSA


Eradication of MRSA Carriage: A Systematic Review

 

Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection

 

Intranasal Mupirocin to Prevent Postoperative Staph Aureus Infection

 

Nasal Carriage of Staph Aureus is a Major Risk Factor for Surgical Site Infections in Orthopedic Surgery

 

Perioperative Participation of Orthopedic Patients and Surgical Staff in a Nasal Decolonization Intervention to Reduce Staphylococcus spp Surgical Site Infections

 

Povidone Iodine Properties, Mechanism of Action and Role in Infection Control and Staph aureus Decolonization

 

Preventing Surgical Site Infections in Nasal Carriers of Staph Aureus

 

Prophylaxis with Nasal Decolonization in Patients Submitted to Total Knee and Hip Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

 

Strategies to Prevent MRSA Transmission and Infection in Acute Care Hospitals - 2014

 

The Magnitude of the Association Between Fluorquinolone Use and Quinolone-resistant E coli and K pneu May Be Lower than Previously Reported

 

The Timing of Prophylactic Administration of Antibiotics and the Risk of Surgical-Wound Infection

 

Vancomycin Versus Cefazolin Prophylaxis for Cardiac Surgery in the Setting of a High Prevalence of MRSA


Vancomycin versus Cefazolin Prophylaxis for Cadiac Surgery in the Setting of a High Prevalence of MRSA


When the Timing is right: Antibiotic Timing and Infection after Cardiac Surgery