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Clostridium difficile Infections in Long Term Care Facilities

originally aired December 4, 2012

Emily Lutterloh, MD, MPH
Bureau of Healthcare Associated Infections
New York State Department of Health

Program Objectives
After watching this broadcast participants will be able to:

  • Recall routine C. difficile prevention practices
  • Describe how to control C. difficile outbreaks
  • Discuss C. difficile testing methods and the indications and contraindications for C. difficile

Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Health Educators and other Public Health Staff working in Long Term Care Facilities and Hospitals