Safeguarding the Healthcare Environment Against Clostridium difficile:Benefits of using Sporicidal agents in all inpatient settings

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm CT 

This talk will review the scientific literature and present an Evidence based case of the need to ensure the use of Sporicidal Disinfecting proactively and indiscriminately in all In Patient areas as a way to reduce spread of HealthCare Acquired Clostridium Difficile(HACDI).

Learning Points:

  1. Review HACDI rates and speak to challenges in managing infection rates.
  2. Review of HACDI management by looking at guidance documents
  3. Review and discussion of current literature speaking to complex epidemiology of Cdiff and the benefits of a horizontal vs vertical interventions
  4. Address the challenges of widespread sporicidal use and propose solutions to the reservations that prevent adherence to sporicidal use