Mammalian Bites, Rabies, and MRSA

Return to all Emergency and Urgent Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 40 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Recognize and treat potential staphylococcal (MRSA) infections with antibiotics (oral, topical, intravenous) and incision and drainage as indicated.

2. Evaluate when a skin culture is required to positively identify the type and source of skin infection.

3. Describe the clinical manifestations of infections from bite wounds.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018

Mark A Graber, MD, MSHCE, FACEP, Professor of Emergency and Family Medicine, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Solon, Iowa

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2018
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