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Prevention and Management of Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI): The Latest Game Changer to Clinical Practice

Program Type

OnDemand

Credits

1.25 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Offline Date:

Sunday, June 30, 2019

ACPE Expiration Date

Friday, October 29, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist

Cost

$0.00

  • Overview

    Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) accounts for nearly a half of a million cases annually. Recent guideline updates have occurred leading to changes in guideline preferred regimens for the treatment of CDI. Pharmacists should be aware of these guideline updates. This activity will review some of the more significant changes, identify primary and secondary prophylactic strategies for prevention of CDI, and explore the role of new and emerging therapies.

    Handouts

    Slide Document:   18195H01_4pp.pdf
    Slide Document:   18195H01_2pp.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Nurse

    Recognize the pathophysiology and current epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
    Identify appropriate guideline-preferred regimens for CDI treatment
    Identify prophylactic strategies available for primary and secondary CDI prevention
    Recognize the role for new and emerging CDI treatment and prevention therapies


    Pharmacist

    Recognize the pathophysiology and current epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
    Identify appropriate guideline-preferred regimens for CDI treatment
    Identify prophylactic strategies available for primary and secondary CDI prevention
    Recognize the role for new and emerging CDI treatment and prevention therapies

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-18-195-H01-N

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-195-H01-P

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 

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