Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae
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Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae

Health Staff Ed
Updated Jun 24, 2024

What you'll learn

  • What Klebsiella pneumoniae is and risk factors for acquiring Klebsiella pneumoniae.
  • How Klebsiella pneumoniae is transmitted
  • How Klebsiella pneumoniae is diagnosed and treated.
  • How to apply strategies to prevent transmission.
Course Description

Course Overview:

Carbapenemase producing Klebsiella pneumoniae is responsible for approximately 1% of all multidrug resistant community and hospital-acquired Enterobacteriaceae infections in Australia.

This course explains this microorganism: prevalence, what it does, how it is transmitted and how to prevent transmission.

This course has been written by healthcare content experts and has been peer reviewed.

 

Target Audience

Nurses

 

Business Case

This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the NSQHS
Standards, Standard 3: Preventing and controlling the spread of HAIs.

This course may be used by providers to demonstrate evidence of workforce training that is consistent with the ACQS Standards, Standard 3: Personal care and clinical care.