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Community-Onset <i>Clostridium difficile</i> - CE714
Community-Onset Clostridium difficile
The Changing Picture

CE714 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN
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The goal of this program is to inform nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and dietitians about development of community-based Clostridium difficile. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the changing epidemiology of C. difficile
  • Describe how C. difficile is transmitted in the community
  • Assess the major and minor risk factors for community-associated C. difficile infection

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physicians and dietitians.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
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This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 6/15/2017

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