Meeting Archive:
Causes, Burden, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

 

Meeting Description:
 

L. Clifford McDonald, MD and Carolyn V. Gould, MD of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will discuss the risk and burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), the important role all healthcare professionals play in the prevention of CDI across practice settings, and best practices for preventing CDI. 

 

At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

 

 

  1. Describe the epidemiology and burden of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).
  2. Identify patient populations at risk for CDI.
  3. Discuss the role of healthcare professionals and the healthcare system in the prevention of CDI.
  4. List the core actions all healthcare professionals should implement to prevent CDI.

 

 

 

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NFID designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc. NFID policies restrict funders from controlling program content.

 

 

 

 
 

 

 
Details
Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
L. Clifford McDonald, MD
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Senior Advisor for Science and Integrity, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, GA


Carolyn V. Gould, MD
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Medical Epidemiologist, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta, GA