The goal of this Clostridium difficile colitis program is to provide dietitians with information about C. difficile and its causes, presentation and diagnosis, and pharmacological and nutrition management. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Discuss the evolving epidemiology of C. difficile
- Identify the varied presenting features of C. difficile infection and diagnostic procedures
- List current pharmacological options, including probiotics
- Recommend dietary measures to treat diarrhea associated with C. difficile
The course is intended for nutrition professionals
Gannett Education is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a Level 2 course. Suggested CDR Learning Codes: 2000, 2070, 3000, 3060, 4000, 4040, 5000, 5010, 5040, 5090, 5100, 5220, 5270, 5440, 8000, 8040
Gannett Education is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This course is approved for continuing education clock hours by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM).