Contaminated Handheld Mobile Devices in Infection Transmission

August 22, 2017
Hosted by Nancy C. Caralla

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Join our guests Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC and Wesley LaPorte a graduate of Brigham Young University in Life Sciences, as they discuss the role of contaminated environmental surfaces and the patient environment in healthcare settings. Mobile electronic devices, such as cell phones and computer tablets are improving the provision of healthcare but do entail unintended consequences coming in contact with contaminated surfaces harboring harmful germs. Learn more about the types of bacteria that can be transmitted, the healthcare environments, and the positive uses of UV light being used in healthcare environments addressing the prevention of transmission of germs throughout healthcare settings.

C. diff. Spores and More

C. diff. Spores and More

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“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla

Nancy C. Caralla, a three time C. diff. survivor, healthcare professional, and now dedicated to “Raising C. diff. Awareness” worldwide. Through the experiences is why we are so passionate raising C. diff. awareness. The C Diff Foundation was brought to fruition in November 2012 with a mission to educate and advocate for C. diff. infection prevention, treatment, and environmental safety worldwide. We now join the many successful hosts and programs on VoiceAmerica to deliver life-saving information through our program; “C. diff. Spores and More.”

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