Program Schedule

Protecting Patients from Clostridium difficile Infection: What is the Key Focus for Prevention?

Friday, October 10, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: 113-ABC

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  • summarize the most effective means of preventing relapse of C. difficile infection
  • compare the effectiveness of interventions that decrease cross-transmission of C. difficile to those that reduce host risk for C. difficile infection

Target Audience: Public health practitioners, Pharmacists, Nurses, Members-in-training, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Hospital administrators, Health care workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Pediatric ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Curtis J. Donskey, MD, Case Western Reserve University and Carol Chenoweth, MD, MS, FSHEA, FIDSA, University of Michigan Health System

CME Credits: Maximum of 1.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

ACPE Credits: ACPE 1.5 knowledge-based contact hours (0.15 CEU) of pharmacy CE

ACPE Number: 0221-9999-14-121-L05-P


C. J. Donskey, None

C. Chenoweth, SHEA: Board Member, Travel to meetings
AHRQ: Research Contractor, Salary
CDC: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee

D. Gerding, Shire/Viropharma: Consultant and Patents for CDI treatment licensed, Consulting fee and Licensing agreement or royalty
Sanofi Pasteur: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Merck: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Actelion: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Rebiotix: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
Summit: Scientific Advisor, Consulting fee
GOJO: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

L. C. Mcdonald, None

E. Dubberke, rebiotix: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research support
sanofi pasteur: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Grant recipient
merck: Consultant and Grant Investigator, Consulting fee and Research support
cubist: Consultant and Investigator, Consulting fee and Research support

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