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Candida: The Unfriendly Yeast

Candida auris


Author: Tracey Long PhD, RN, APRN


Contact hours: 1.5
Expiration date: October 1, 2022
Course price: $19

Course Summary

As a healthcare professional, you have a role in identifying, preventing, and treating candida yeast infections. All healthcare professionals need to be involved in the assault on albicans and, more serious, auris yeast infections. This course discusses the causes and defines the types of candida yeast infections, including their clinical symptoms, treatment, and prevention strategies.

Criteria for Successful Completion

A score of 80% or higher on the post test, a completed evaluation form, and payment where required. No partial credit will be awarded.


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Course Objectives

When you finish this course you will be able to:

  1. List at least 6 variations of candida in the human population.
  2. Describe the incidence and prevalence of candida yeast infections.
  3. State the 2 populations wherein C. auris has been identified.
  4. Identify 2 ways of diagnosing yeast infections and explain how they are done.