Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference

December 19, 2017
Hosted by Nancy C. Caralla

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Join us as guests Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC, Independent and Board Certified Clinical Consultant in Infection Control and Prevention and APIC Fellow with Lori Strazdas, MPH - Public Health Liaison with Clorox Healthcare discuss the importance of C. difficile and how difficult of an infection it is to manage not only for patients but for the caretakers and loved ones. Before the patient leaves the hospitals, it is critical to understand the proper steps to reduce the spread of C. difficile spores in the home environment. In this episode, learn why it is important to focus on the home environment during and after a C. difficile infection and what can be done to reduce the risk of transmission and recurrence. Our guests will be discussing the types of disinfecting products that can be utilized to effectively kill C. diff. spores and how to use the products properly to accomplish this in the home environment.

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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