Quick tips: MRSA

Published 20.10.2015

This quick tips module will guide you through what MRSA is and why it is a problem. It covers key points that junior doctors should know about MRSA screening and eradication.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module you should know:

  • What MRSA is and why it is a problem
  • What infections MRSA can cause and warning signs for suspecting an infection
  • What antibiotics are available to treat MRSA infections and when to seek further advice from a microbiologist.

This course is part of the Priority clinical conditions chapter.

Authors

Jonathan Folb

Peer reviewed by Andrew Berrington

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BMJ Learning Hospital Collection

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