Clostridium Difficile

Course Expiration Date: 3/31/18

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Course Description: This course will provide healthcare professionals with information regarding Clostridium Difficile as a causative agent. It will identify who is at the highest risk of contracting C. Diff., list treatments for C. Diff, hospital costs of treating a C. Diff infection, discuss the preventive strategies an institution can take to decrease or minimize C. Diff infections and to discuss the future of healthcare acquired D. Diff. infections.

Instructor: F. Natasha Robinson RN, BSN, Infection Preventionist

Target Audience:Licensed Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Define Clostridium Difficile.

State the causative agent of Clostridium Difficile infections.

Identify who is at risk for Clostridium Difficile infections.

List the treatments for Clostridium Difficile infections.

State the cost of a Clostridium Difficile infection.

List prevention measures for a Clostridium Difficile infection.

Discuss the future of healthcare acquired Clostridium Difficile infections.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by The South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive ­­­­1.00 contact hours.

AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.10 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.


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