Erik R. Dubberke, MD, MSPH, FSHEA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Section of Transplant Infectious Diseases
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri
Stuart J. Johnson, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Stritch School of Medicine
Ciarán P. Kelly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director Gastroenterology Fellowship Training
Director Celiac Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Upon completing this activity, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the interaction between bacteria and host involved in the pathogenesis of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
- Utilize prediction tools that identify pathogen and host factors that contribute to poor clinical outcomes among patients with CDI as a means to guide management approaches
- Evaluate the role of traditional antimicrobials and newer therapeutic approaches for the treatment of CDI and the prevention of recurrent infection
Physicians—This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Center for Independent Healthcare Education (Center) and Vemco MedEd. Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Pharmacists—Center for Independent Healthcare Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider for continuing pharmacy education. Center has assigned 2.0 contact hours (0.2 CEUs) of continuing pharmacy education credits for participating in this activity.
ACPE UAN: 0473-9999-15-003-L01-P Activity type: Application-based
Agenda subject to change and was provided by:
Vemco MedEd, LLC; 3322 US Highway 22, Suite 408, Branchburg, NJ 08876; P: (908) 704-2400;
Please contact Maja Drenovac, PharmD at Vemco MedEd directly at (617) 780-9077 for more information.