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    Home Study Details


    Program Type

    Home Study Webcast

    Credits

    1.25 Contact Hour(s)

    Release Date

    Tuesday, December 31, 2019

    Offline Date

    Sunday, June 30, 2019

    ACPE Expiration Date

    Friday, October 29, 2021

    Target Audience

    Pharmacist, Nurse

    Cost

    $0.00

    • Overview

      Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) accounts for nearly a half of a million cases annually. Recent guideline updates have occurred leading to changes in guideline preferred regimens for the treatment of CDI. Pharmacists should be aware of these guideline updates. This activity will review some of the more significant changes, identify primary and secondary prophylactic strategies for prevention of CDI, and explore the role of new and emerging therapies.

      Handouts

      • Slide Document :   18195H01_4pp.pdf
      • Slide Document :   18195H01_2pp.pdf

      Financial Support By

      Merck & Co., Inc.
    • Pharmacist

      Recognize the pathophysiology and current epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
      Recognize the role for new and emerging CDI treatment and prevention therapies
      Identify prophylactic strategies available for primary and secondary CDI prevention
      Identify appropriate guideline-preferred regimens for CDI treatment

      Nurse

      Recognize the pathophysiology and current epidemiology of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)
      Recognize the role for new and emerging CDI treatment and prevention therapies
      Identify prophylactic strategies available for primary and secondary CDI prevention
      Identify appropriate guideline-preferred regimens for CDI treatment
    • Activity Type

      Knowledge

      CE Broker

      20-643677

      Universal Activity Number

      Pharmacist 0798-0000-18-195-H01-P
      Nurse 0798-0000-18-195-H01-N

      ACPE PharmCon is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

      PharmCon is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

      In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


    HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Standard Windows/Mac System
    iPad or iPhone
    Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
    Speakers or headphones
     


    SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
    Microsoft Edge
    Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
    Google Chrome
    Safari
    Firefox 3.0.3 or higher


    NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
    Broadband Internet Connection:
    T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
    4G cellular connection
     
     

    This continuing education activity is held as copyright by PharmCon, Inc. Through this notice, PharmCon, Inc. grants permission of its use for educational purposes only. These materials may not be used, in whole or in part, for any commercial purposes without prior permission in writing from the copyright owner(s).