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Nevada Nurses Association 

http://www.nvnurses.org/

For over 90 years, NNA has been addressing the issues and challenges facing our profession. We proudly represent the voice of registered nurses across Nevada.


Free MRSA Prevention Facts 

and Posters for athletes

http://www.cdc.gov/mrsa/community/team-hc-providers/posters/index.html


http://www.cdc.gov/psr/state_reports.html




Antibiotic Stewardship(A Call to Action) 

http://www.nursingald.com/publications/1374


Nevada Nurses Association Supports Antibiotic Stewardship - Go to page 5 of RNformation


RESISTANCE ANYWHERE IS RESISTANCE EVERYWHERE

http://www.cdc.gov/getsmart/week/downloads/gsw-factsheet-global.pdf 


These six bacteria are among the most deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria: CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae), MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ), ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae (extended-spectrum ß-lactamases), VRE (vancomycin-resistant enterococci), multi-drug resistant pseudomonas, and multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter.

http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/protect-patients/

Get Smart About Antibiotics:

For Patients, Parents and Professionals

CDC Produced Videos

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gfznWXsxcY












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National Strategy to Prevent MDRO (Multiple Drug Resistant Organisms) 

http://www.cdc.gov/drugresistance/pdf/carb_national_strategy.pdf


Symptomatic UTI Treatment Allows Some to Skip Antibiotics

Most women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) who undergo symptomatic treatment with ibuprofen can recover without antibiotics, according to a new randomized trial.

http://www.annalsoflongtermcare.com/content/symptomatic-uti-treatment-allows-some-skip-antibiotics

Dawn of the Diff (C. Diff Rap Zombie Anthem)

For those who learn through Rap, this teaches antibiotics cause C-diff

http://zdoggmd.com/dawn-of-the-cdiff/