268. Clostridium difficile Infections
Saturday, October 10, 2015: 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Room: 20--ABCD

Learning Objectives:

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

  • describe the evolving epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infections
  • recognize the clinical presentation of Clostridium difficile infections and utilize appropriate confirmatory laboratory tests
  • recommend appropriate therapy for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections

Target Audience: Microbiologists, Public health practitioners, Members-in-training, Lab personnel, Infectious diseases physicians, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infection preventionists, Hospital epidemiologists, Healthcare workers, Fellows, Epidemiologists, Clinicians, Academicians

Tracks: Trainee, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

Moderators:  Johan S Bakken, MD, PhD, FIDSA, St. Luke ID Associates and Thomas Moore, MD, FIDSA, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita Campus

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: 0221-9999-15-177-L01-P


J. S. Bakken, Rebiotix Inc.: Scientific Advisor , No financial benefits received

T. Moore, None

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