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Effects of PPIs on Hospital Acquired C. Diff Infections: Nursing's Role in Prevention
Jammima Ojala, RN, MSN Candidate
Upstate Medical University, CON
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
1:30 - 2:30 PM
11th floor East Tower Kinney Performance Center - Downtown Campus
The presentation is targeted to all Nursing and Interdisciplinary staff.
To raise awareness of the association of PPIs on Hospital Acquired C. difficile infections, and the nurses' role in C. diff prevention.
1. Explain the correlation between PPI use and hospital acquired C. Diff infections.
2. Discuss how organizations can incorporate national guidelines to improve outcomes with hospital acquired C. Diff infections.
3. Discuss factors to consider before obtaining a C. Diff sample.
No Registration is Required
1.0 Contact Hour will be Awarded by the Institute for Continuing Nursing Education (ICNE)