Benign & Pathogenic Bacteria
The goal of this course is to explain how benign bacteria, pathogenic bacteria, and mankind coexist in the environment, and what mankind can do to minimize the potential health hazards pathogens pose without destroying the benefits of benign bacteria.

Course Publication Date: July 08, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:BPP070820
Contact Hours:5.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Professional Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Differentiate the three shapes of bacteria.

  • Explain how mankind benefits from benign bacterial activity.

  • Name some disease processes caused by pathogens.

  • Describe the importance of thorough hand washing.

  • Discuss the use/overuse of antibiotics and its effect on bacteria.


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