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CDif Awareness

CDif Awareness


Who should attend:

Anyone working within a health and social care setting who may come across Clostridium Difficile during their working day.


Course benefits:

Clostridium Difficile produces a spectrum of diseases, ranging from simple and self-limited diarrhoea to its most advanced and characteristic form, pseudomembranous colitis. It is well recognized as the major cause of infectious diarrhoea that develops in patients/residents following hospitalisation or admission to a long-term care facility


Additional information:




All candidates who participate to the required level will receive a certificate of attendance from Essential Training


• What is Clostridium Difficile?

• Where is Clostridium Difficile usually found?

• How common is Clostridium Difficile?

• How is Clostridium Difficile transmitted?

• Can Clostridium Difficile be spread from person-to-person?

• Who is most at risk from Clostridium Difficile?

• What are the symptoms of Clostridium Difficile?

• What are the long term effects of Clostridium Difficile?

• What is the mortality rate for Clostridium Difficile?

• How is Clostridium Difficile diagnosed?

• Is there a treatment for Clostridium Difficile?

• Is there a way to prevent infection?

• What is the Clostridium Difficile vaccine?

• Can Clostridium Difficile be controlled environmentally?

• Is there legal protection for workers and others?

• What can be learned from history?

• Where can I get more information about Clostridium Difficile?





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