{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Epidemiology of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Orthopaedics

Activity Steps


This article has been approved by the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board for Category B credit toward recertification as an ONC.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about evidence-based guidelines and strategies to prevent, minimize, and treat methicillin-resistant S aureus (MRSA) infections.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Outline the epidemiology of S aureus and MRSA.
  2. Identify prevention and treatment strategies designed to minimize and treat MRSA-related infections in the general population and within the orthopaedic surgery population.
Price: $25.00


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ON0515A
Published: May/Jun 2015
Expires: 6/4/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, NP-C, ONP-C