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MRSA Toolkit for Outpatient Clinics/Offices


This toolkit has been designed to help staff at outpatient clinics and medical offices prevent, diagnose, treat, and reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • For clinic staff:
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Policy and procedure check list
    • Assessing clinical practice
    • Infection control manual
    • Quick reference for environmental cleaning
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Chain of infection poster
    • How to wash hands poster
    • Hand sanitation poster
    • Evaluation of the toolkit
  • For patients
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Antibiotics and skin infections
    • Living with MRSA-English
    • Living with MRSA-Spanish
    • MRSA poster
    • MRSA fact sheet
    • How to wash hands poster
    • Hand sanitation poster
  • For medical providers
    • How to use the toolkit 
    • Wound culture protocols
    • Guide-management of skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI) 
    • SSTI treatment algorithm


Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

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Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department

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  • Release Date: 01/2007
  • Review Date: 03/2007
  • Original Summary: 10/2007
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Last updated: October 17, 2012.