Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) – EMS CE Online

Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) – EMS CE Online

$15.00

100% Online

1 Hour EMS-CE 

Course Overview

Our 100% online Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) course is provided for currently certified/licensed EMS professionals looking to meet their continuing education requirements. This course has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor Based Continuing Education.

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Who Should Take This Course?

This online EMS Training (1-Hour) – Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) course was designed for currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics who are looking to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

The course explains VRE, including how it is acquired, transmitted, and the associated risk factors. Students will learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of VRE, along with how VRE impacts EMS providers, hospital workers and the public. Prevention and precautions will also be discussed.

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor Based Continuing Education by C.E. provider 56-0013.

For more information on EMS CE training requirements or the EMS CE courses we offer for Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians, visit our EMS Continuing Education Courses page. 


Course Format

This is a 100% online, fully narrated course which students take through our state-of-the-art Online Training System (OTS). The training is self-paced and available 24/7.

This course includes up-to-date, high quality training designed with your learning as our top priority. The course features interactive training, which combines audio and visual elements for maximum retention. The course is completed entirely online using a computer with an internet connection and is available 24/7.

Once the course is completed, you will immediately be able to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. 


Course Pricing

   
EMS-CE (1-Hour) – Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) $15.00
   

Detailed Course Outline

Module 1
Section Title
1 Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
What is Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus? | VRE definition and overview | Patients at risk | VRE transmission, colonization, and infection | Hospital control | Patient transport | VRE and EMS | Handwashing, cleaning, and disinfection | Prevention measures | Interventions | Hospital approach vs. EMS approach | Antibiotic resistance.
  Final Exam

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to assist currently certified/licensed EMTs or Paramedics fulfill their continuing education requirements.


Learning Objective

After completing this course, the student should be able to:

  • Define Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
  • Understand how VRE is acquired and transmitted, and the associated risk factors
  • Understand how VRE impacts EMS providers, hospital workers and the public
  • Understand prevention and precautions used with VRE
  • Understand the signs, symptoms, and treatment of VRE
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Sample Course Slide

Course Sections

This course has 1 section, which is fully narrated and interactive within our Online Training System (OTS). 

Module 1
Section Title
1 Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus (VRE)
Final Exam

Course Exam

 
  • The final exam for this course consists of 10 questions, which are randomly compiled from a large pool of possible questions.
  • A 80% or better score is needed in order to pass the final exam. If a student does not pass, they may re-review information in the sections as necessary, and retake the test as many times as needed in order to pass.
 
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Sample Course Slide

EMS Continuing Education

This course is provided by Safety Unlimited and has been approved for 1 hour of BLS/ALS Instructor based Continuing Education by CE provider 56-0013, CAPCE provider #SUNI10321.


certificationEMS CE Certification

Once the course is completed in our Online Training System (OTS), you will immediately be able to download, save or print a Course Completion Certificate which is provided in PDF format. 


Additional Training

Please note that this course provides valuable information to assist with EMT Training. This course is not meant to replace hands-on or site-specific training provided by your employer on equipment use and procedures for your particular work environment. You must be trained by your employer on the hazards, equipment, policies and procedures, administrative controls, safe work practices and emergency plans specific to your role and workplace.

In ALL situations, employers are required to ensure their employees are adequately trained to do their job. 

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