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C. Difficile Threatens Hospitalized Patients - CE362-60
C. Difficile Threatens Hospitalized Patients
CE362-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, RN, MS, MPH
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Objectives:
The purpose of this program is to inform nurses about Clostridium difficile infections in hospitals and long-term care facilities and to offer strategies for reducing the spread of this pathogen. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Give three reasons why it is difficult to control transmission of C. difficile in hospitals and long-term care facilities
  • Explain at least four ways the patient-to-patient spread of C. difficile can be prevented
  • Discuss the two major risk factors for infections with C. difficile

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 9/23/2016

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