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CE Webinar: Clostridium difficile: Can You Smell the New Updates
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 Export to Your Calendar 1/16/2019
When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
3 to 4 PM
Where: Webinar
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Pennsylvania
United States
Presenter: Sunish Shah, PharmD, Infectious Disease Pharmacy Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital
Contact: Linsley Gentile
(717) 234-6151 x. 2


Online registration is available until: 1/16/2019
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  Clostridium difficile: Can you smell the new updates?  

 

The purpose of this continuing education program is to present updates in the management of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) have released updated guidelines for Clostridium difficile infections. This continuing education program will review select studies that directly compare metronidazole to oral vancomycin since this guideline no longer recommends metronidazole as a first line agent for mild CDI. Strategies for first recurrence and second or subsequent recurrence will also be highlighted. This continuing education program will allow clinicians to become more familiar with recently updated strategies in managing CDI.

Presenter:


Sunish Shah, PharmD, Infectious Diseases Pharmacy Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital



Target Audience: Pharmacist s

  
CE Credit: 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU)

Program Objectives:

At the completion of this activity, the audience member will be able to:

1. Recognize the epidemiology and virulence of Clostridium difficile infection

2. Apply an appropriate treatment plan for a patient with Clostridium difficile infection based on presentation and severity of the infection

3. Compare different treatment strategies for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection

  
Schedule:

2:55 PM to 3:00 PM - Attendees log in
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM - CE Program

  

Activity Type: Application-based

  

Cost:

PPA Members - Free
Non-Members - $30
   *Requests for cancellation refunds must be submitted to PPA at least one day in advance of the webinar. All refunds will be subject to a $5 administrative fee.

  

UAN: " 0159-0000-18-038-L01-P "

  

Requirements to receive credit: Participants must attend the entire program and complete an online evaluation survey within one week. PPA must have your CPE Monitor ID and birthday on file to issue credit.    


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