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
OnCourse Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider (#GD001) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). This course is a level 2 course with suggested CDR learning codes of 2000, 2070, 3000, 3060, 4000, 4040, 5000, 5010, 5040, 5090, 5100, 5220, 5270, 5440, 8000, 8040 and performance indicators of 8.1.2, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.3.1, 8.3.5, 8.3.7, 10.1.2, 10.4.1, 10.4.2 10.4.4.
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Council of Dietetics and Nutrition (provider # FBN 50-1489).
This program has been approved for fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers (CBDM). Granting prior approval does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.