Meeting Archive:
Clinical Management of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI)

 

Meeting Description:
L. Clifford McDonald, MD with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dale N. Gerding, MD with Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital will discuss the burden of Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) and present best practices for the management of CDI, from diagnosis to treatment.
 
At the conclusion of the webinar, participants will be able to:
  1. Recognize the warning signs and symptoms of CDI
  2. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of recommended tests to confirm a diagnosis of CDI
  3. List the best practices for treatment of patients with CDI
  4. Discuss the use of fecal transplant in the treatment of recurring 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, Jul 15, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
 Presenter Information
Dale N. Gerding, MD
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Research Physician
Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital
Hines, IL

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