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5th Annual International C. diff Awareness Conference and Health EXPO

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Nurses & Disinfection Practices: What Role Do They Play?
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, explains the role that nurses play in disinfection practices at health care facilities.
Cell Phones: Potential Vectors for <i>C. diff</i>?
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, infection control specialist at Clorox Healthcare, explains how cell phones and smart devices can potentially serve as a vector for C. diff.
Why Current Environmental Cleaning Practices Used in Hospitals Aren't Making the Cut
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, explains why current environmental disinfection practices aren’t making the cut.
<i>C. difficile</i> Rates in the United Kingdom
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses C. difficile rates in the United Kingdom.
High-Touch Points in Hospital Rooms That Harbor Pathogenic Bacteria
Barley Chironda, RPN, CIC, discusses different high-touch surfaces in hospital rooms that are known to harbor pathogenic bacteria.
The Escalating Problem & Cost of Antimicrobial Resistance
Glenn Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA, provides insight into the growing problem and cost of antimicrobial resistance.
What Are the Next Steps for Ridinilazole?
Dr. Richard Vickers, discusses what the next steps are for Summit Therapeutic’s ridinilazole.
Governmental Intervention Needed to Ensure Hospital Mattresses Get Cleaned Appropriately
Edmond Hooker, MD, DrPH, stresses that the FDA and the CDC need to intervene to ensure that hospital mattresses get cleaned appropriately.
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