Clostridium difficile Infection Is on the Rise
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Categories: Gastrointestinal, Infection, Medical-Surgical, Preventing Hospital Acquired Conditions (HAC)
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Published: Mar 2014
ANCC 2.0 CH
Purpose of Activity:To present information about Clostridium difficile infection, including prevalence, etiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- identify trends in the etiology of C. difficile infection.
- recognize manifestations of and treatment strategies for C. difficile infection.
The author and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.