At the conclusion of the program, learners will be able to:
1) Understand the pathogenesis and epidemiology of C. difficile
2) Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of CDI testing methods
3) Choose the best treatment options for CDI
4) Understand strategies for C difficile control
Professional practice gap that will be addressed: Diagnosis of C. difficile is difficult and treatment is often not ideal.
Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, health care administrators