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Good Bugs versus Bad: Fecal Microbial Transplantation

2/6/2019

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Good Bugs versus Bad: Fecal Microbial Transplantation

February 6, 2019
2 pm - 3:30 pm
1 CEU for Nurses, NHA, CEAL, CEHCH

Studies reveal that two-thirds of healthcare related Clostridium difficile infections occur in adults 65 years of age or older. Mortality in this population is significant with approximately 10% of elderly residents dying within 30 days of diagnosis. While drug therapy is the mainstay of treatment, it is not universally effective. This presentation will explore the indications, risks, and benefits of fecal microbial transplantation (FMT) for the treatment of C. Diff colitis. The clinical management of a geriatric resident undergoing FMT will also be
addressed.

Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, the attendee will be able to:
1) Describe the signs and symptoms of C. diff colitis.
2) List three drugs commonly used to treat C. diff colitis.
3) Discuss the indications, risks and benefits of fecal microbial transplantation in the geriatric resident.
February 6, 2019
2 pm - 3:30 pm
William Vaughan BSN, RN, VP, Education and Clinical Affairs
Remedi SeniorCare
OHCA Gold Champion Partner

In 2013 Bill Vaughan BSN, RN joined Remedi SeniorCare as Vice President of education and clinical affairs after a 26 year career with Maryland?s state survey agency. Bill was a CMS certified health facility surveyor who evaluated the care delivered in Maryland?s nursing homes for 14 years. In 2001 he became the Chief Nurse of Maryland?s Office of Health Care Quality where he was responsible for the clinical oversight of the agency?s approximately 120 surveyors. Bill speaks nationally on the regulation of healthcare facilities and was on CMS expert panels which developed guidance to surveyors on pain management and end of life care.
Each program is approved for one (1.0) hour of credit for Nurses, NHA, Certified Executives for Assisted Living (CEAL), and Certified Executives for Home Care & Hospice (CEHCH). Individual attendance will be monitored throughout the call. Only those attending the entire call will be awarded continuing education credit. All participants regardless of need for CEUs, will receive a certificate of attendance. This course is considered a self-study course by Ohio BELTSS. Administrators are reminded that BELTSS limits webinars (home/self-study) credits to a total of ten (10.0) per renewal period.


How much does it cost?

Facilities will pay one low fee for an unlimited number of participants. However, the number and access code is valid only for one phone line/computer at the location registered with the Association. Any additional phone connections calling in will be billed the individual session registration fee.

Individual Webinar Registration Fee:

Members, prior to January 22, $55 per location
Non Members, prior to January 22, $130

Members, January 22 and after, $75
Non Members, January 22 and after, $175







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