Experts discuss gut microbiota, current and emerging microbiome-based therapies for C difficile, and the practical ways to incorporate these treatments into your clinical practice.
EP. 1: Overview of Gut Microbiome
Experts provide an overview of the gut microbiome and its importance to nutrition and overall health.
EP. 2: Diagnosis of C difficile Infection (CDI)
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP; Candace Cotto, RN; and Andrew Skinner, MD, review C. difficile infection (CDI), its risk factors, symptoms, and quality of life for the patient.
EP. 3: Challenges in the Management of CDI
Andrew Skinner, MD, reviews challenges in managing CDI, as well as the treatment guidelines from IDSA, SHEA, and ACG.
EP. 4: Use of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Treatment in CDI
Candace Cotto, RN, and Andrew Skinner, MD, discuss the challenges of traditional fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) in treatment of CDI.
EP. 5: Use of Live-JSLM in the Treatment of CDI
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP, provides an overview of a new FDA-approved FMT therapy, live-jslm for the treatment of CDI.
EP. 6: Role of Live-JSLM in Treating Recurrent CDI
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP, and Andrew Skinner, MD, discuss the potential benefits of using live-jslm early on to treat CDI, as well as the implications of this new treatment.
EP. 7: Advances in the CDI Treatment Landscape
Experts discuss new and emerging treatments the management of CDI, highlighting the phase 3 trials for SER 109.
EP. 8: Incorporating FMT Treatment Into Clinical Practice
Candace Cotto, RN, reviews the process of incorporating fecal microbiota, live-jslm treatment into clinical practice, what patients can expect, and the room sanitation process after the procedure.
EP. 9: Insurance Coverage of FMTs in CDI
Experts comment on insurance coverage as a factor for the broader use of FMTs for the management of CDI.
EP. 10: Clinician and Patient Education on FMT in CDI
Candace Cotto, RN, and Andrew Skinner, MD, discuss barriers to use of FMTs in managing CDI, highlighting clinician and patient education.
EP. 11: Preventing the Spread of CDI in the Healthcare Setting
Experts comment on the measures that need to be taken to prevent or control the spread of CDI in the healthcare setting.
EP. 12: Economic Implications of FMTs on CDI
Joseph Reilly, BS, PharmD, BCGP, reviews the positive economic impact of use of live-jslm for treatment of CDI in a hospital setting.
EP. 13: Key Takeaways on FMTs in the Treatment of CDI
Experts provide practice pearls for educating patients on and using FMTs for the management of CDI.
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