CPOs and ME: Module 1: Introduction to CPOs

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Series Title: CPOs and ME

Module Title: Introduction to CPOs

Objectives: 

  1. Define what a carbapenemase is and the risk factors associated with acquiring one
  2. Review a few of the carbapenemase genes (their spread and development)
  3. Assess some CPO’s deemed a public health threat by US CDC
  4. Discuss IDSA and their treatment guidelines

Target Audience: Providers and practitioners caring for patients at risk of CPO infection.

Training Length: 14 minutes 26 seconds