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Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries

Course Syllabus

This inservice provides caregivers with an overview of how C. difficile bacteria travel, risk factors that can increase a client's chances of infection, symptoms, and complications, and more. Caregivers will learn how to help prevent the spread during their daily work by utilizing contact precautions.


Describe how C. difficile bacteria are spread.
Name at least five risk factors for C. difficile infection.
Describe at least three symptoms and two complications of a C. difficile infection.
Discuss three ways that you can help prevent the spread of C. difficile.
Demonstrate your understanding of contact precautions when working with clients infected with C. difficile.

Audio: No
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.

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    Course Code: ITK1040177

    Available in PDF: Yes

    State Code: FL BON CE Provider#: 50-16953, Topic Approval Code: 20-481093; CDPH Approval: NAC# 7036; WA DSHS CE Code: CO1932809