Internal Medicine Grand Rounds-11988
Mark F. Young, M.D.
Reports there is NOT a financial interest/arrangement of affiliation with one or more organizations which could be perceived as a real or apparent COI in the context of this presentation.
Does not anticipate discussing the unapproved/investigative use of a commercial product/device during this lecture.
This Continuing Medical Education activity has not received support from any commercial source.
'Clostridia Difficile; New Challenges From an Old Bug'
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
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Identify diagnostic tests and treatment algorithms along with managing complications of Clostridia Difficile Colitis          
Speaker presentation skills          
Balanced, Objectives          
Evidenced Based          
Appropriate for intended audience          
Free of commercial bias    
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In a Patient with the first episode of C-Diff Colitits treatment should include:
A. Flagyl-500mg PO 3 times a Day
B. Vancomycin-125mg 4 times a Day
C. Discontinuation of Anti-Cholinergics
D. Careful Hygiene of Healthcare Providers providing care
E. A,C, & D are all correct
Correct Answer: E          
Based on what you heard today
What new information/strategy do you plan to implement into your clinical practice?
What challenges or barriers might prevent you from implementing this new information/strategy?
What topics do you feel need to be addressed in future CME activities in this clinical area or others?
If you have questions, concerns, or comments about this activity, please contact: Barbara Sucher, M.B.A., Associate Dean for CME or 423.439.8081.