8-minute Solution: _Clostridium difficile_

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8-minute Solution: _Clostridium difficile_

Once Clostridum difficile is introduced into a facility, it is very difficult to eradicate, and can cause grave sickness and even death. All healthcare staff must learn how to prevent the transmission of this dangerous pathogen.

Program Highlights

  • Learn what makes this organism so dangerous

  • Understand how C. difficile is transmitted

  • Recognize how to quickly identify patients with C. difficile-associated disease

  • Understand what to do to prevent and control transmission, including proper hand hygiene and application of Contact Precautions

  • Learn proper cleaning and disinfection requirements

  • Be able to provide patient education instructions

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Learning Objective

To raise awareness of the infectious organism C. difficile, help staff learn to quickly identify and appropriately care for patients infected with C. difficile, and strictly follow infection prevention and control measures to fight this growing threat

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key

Clinical Advisors

  • Patricia A. Byers, RM, M (ASCP), CIC

  • Erik R. Dubberke, MD

  • Jennie L. Mayfield, BSN, MPH, CIC

  • Keith A. Rains, RN, BSN, CIC

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