UNITE 202ONE - P144 - Preventing Clostridioides difficile Infection: Implementation of Two-Step Testing - On Demand

Learning from peers, experts and those who have discovered and uncovered best practices can shorten the time it takes to solve problems in an organization. The 2021 Vizient Clinical Connections Summit is designed to give our members the opportunity to share their knowledge, experience, lessons learned and take home real life, actionable takeaways they can implement.

Based upon the 2020 member topics survey, the Summit sessions and posters provide a through-line to successfully tackle some of the toughest challenges members currently face. Learner takeaways includes proven strategies and tools to enable change and evolve care models. This education content illustrates the depth, sophistication, and impact of Vizient members’ work to improve patient care quality, safety, experiences, effectiveness, outcomes, and efficiencies.

Target Audience

Physician, Nurse, Pharmacist, General CEU

Learning Objectives

• Recall the National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) definition of hospital-onset C. difficile infection reporting and impact.
• Describe potential tracking mechanisms and analysis for C. difficile infections.
• Describe the Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) two-step testing process.
• Explain how implementation of the SBUH two-step testing process will affect hospital reporting.

Additional Information

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
10/05/2020
Course expires: 
11/18/2022
Cost:
$0.00
On Demand Activity
United States

Presenters

Paul Murphy, BS, CSSBB, Quality Management Practitioner, Stony Brook Medicine, Setauket, NY 
Jennifer Maxwell, RN, MSN, MHA, CIC, Director, Healthcare Epidemiology, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Sadia Abbasi, MD, Director, Hospitalist Medicine, Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook, NY

 

Planning Committee

Karen M. Latimer, MS, MSMI, LSSGB, RRT
Associate Vice President, Network Operations, Content
Vizient, Inc.

Lindsay Mayer, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Senior Director, PI Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Marly Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ (lead nurse planner)
Senior Director, Networks
Vizient, Inc.

John Langefeld, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration & Quality Innovation
Vizient, Inc.

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.

Richard Ponder, MBA, CMRP, CPhT
Senior Director, Product Delivery
Vizient, Inc.

Reviewers

Lindsay Mayer, MSN, RN, CPHQ
Senior Director, PI Programs
Vizient, Inc.

Marly Christenson, PhD, MS, RN, NP, CPHQ (lead nurse planner)
Senior Director, Networks
Vizient, Inc.

John Langefeld, MD
Vice President, Clinical Integration & Quality Innovation
Vizient, Inc.

Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Solutions Director
Vizient, Inc.

Richard Ponder, MBA, CMRP, CPhT
Senior Director, Product Delivery
Vizient, Inc.

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Available Credit

  • 0.50 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 ANCC
  • 0.50 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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