C. difficile Infection Reduction in Long Term Care: Session Five – Early Detection, Isolation and Recommendations for Testing
Did you know more than 100,000 C. difficile infections developed among residents of U.S. nursing homes? Join us for the fifth in a series of six sessions to learn how to implement a plan to reduce the risk of C. difficile infections among residents at your nursing home. Throughout the series, we will provide Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement tools and infection prevention best practices.
THE LEARNER WILL BE ABLE TO:
1. Implement decision-making strategies to enhance early recognition of patients with C. difficile infections.
2. Understand C. difficile testing and ordering best practices.
3. Understand isolation precautions for patients with C. difficile infections and discontinuation of isolation.