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“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more.

“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more.
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Tempe, AZ

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“C. diff. Spores and More” is an educational program providing you with up-to-date information pertaining to C. diff. and Healthcare-Associated infections. Raising awareness through education and advocacy saves lives worldwide. Topics are of C. difficile infection (CDI) prevention, treatments, and environmental safety products along with Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) awareness and more. Our guests are topic experts discussing Antibiotic Resistance, Research and Development, Clinical trials, Nutrition Counseling, Microbiome, Mental health, C. diff. survivors, and so much more.

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English


Episodes

Use of Visible Light for Continuous Environmental Disinfection

2/19/2019
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Join us with our guest Dr. Cliff Yahnke, Ph.D. as we discuss the problem - Current environmental disinfection methods are applied at discrete moments in time ie.episodically.

Duration:00:57:34

Role Of Diagnostics In Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals

2/12/2019
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Join our Guest Host, Kevin Hersh with guests Dr. Nam Tran UC Davis, and Dr. Chris Newhouse Roche as they discuss the Role of Diagnostics In Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals.

Duration:00:53:44

Nasal Decolonization and Reducing Patient Infection Risk

2/5/2019
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Join us with Guests: Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC and Bill Spannhake, PhD as these two professionals discuss Nasal Decolonization and Reducing Patient Infection Risk.

Duration:00:55:30

Short Term and Long-term Goals;Taking Steps In the Right Direction

1/29/2019
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Join us with guest host, Kevin Hersh, Int'l Health and Wellness Coach as we discuss the good vs not-so-good goals, Moving out of the comfort zone, and taking steps in the right direction to reach our goals.

Duration:00:56:04

Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection

1/22/2019
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Join us with guest Sarah Mische, PhD as we discuss the value and importance of Clinical Trials worldwide. Learn about the different phases, the efficacy, patient safety, and research and development that begins the process.

Duration:00:56:50

Managing C. difficile infection at the point of discharge

1/15/2019
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Join us as Brandon and Nicole Bookstaver discuss Managing Clostridium difficile infection at the point of discharge - We will be discussing transitions of care, importance of adherence and we'll touch on strategies of prevention and prophylaxis for patients who have already had a case of CDI aka secondary prevention.

Duration:00:53:24

Rebiotix: Patients, Clinical Trials and Drug Development

12/18/2018
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Join us with guests Ken Blount, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer and Paul Plumb, Head of Clinical Operations from Rebiotix.

Duration:00:50:37

Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference

12/11/2018
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Join us as guests Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC, Independent and Board Certified Clinical Consultant in Infection Control and Prevention and APIC Fellow with Lori Strazdas, MPH - Public Health Liaison with Clorox Healthcare discuss the importance of C. difficile and how difficult of an infection it is to manage not only for patients but for the caretakers and loved ones.

Duration:00:51:13

Seasonal Affective Disorder-SAD,Break the Seasonal Depression

12/4/2018
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Join us with guest Kevin Hersh, Int'l Life Coach as we discuss lifestyle methods to cope with "Seasonal Affective Disorder". What is Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Duration:00:55:12

Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship

11/27/2018
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Join us with our guest Carolyn Twomey, BSN, RN as we discuss infection prevention, and antibiotic stewardship in health care settings.

Duration:00:54:48

FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution

11/20/2018
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Join us with our guest, Neal I. Muni, MD, MSPH, President and CEO of CutisPharma as we discuss CutisPharma and their new FDA approved product FIRVANQ ™

Duration:00:56:02

Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance

11/13/2018
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This episode is focused on using antibiotics wisely and how YOU can help in the fight of antibiotic resistance.

Duration:00:57:34

Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections

11/6/2018
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Join us with our guest Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, an Infectious Disease Doctor and the Associate Director of Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs for the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia

Duration:00:50:12

Contaminated Soft Surfaces and Hospital Infection Risk

10/23/2018
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Join us as Dr. Balachandran discusses contaminated soft surfaces (e.g., carpeting, upholstery, material, etc..) and the hospital infection risks focused on soft surfaces found in this setting with methods and products to address transforming contaminated surfaces.

Duration:00:52:51

Encore: Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection

10/9/2018
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Learn about the importance of laboratory testing in the identification of a C. difficile Infection

Duration:00:51:26

The Risk Of Contaminated Cell Phones and Tablets In Healthcare

10/2/2018
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Our guests, Wesley LaPorte,and Sue Barnes, RN, BSN, CIC, FAPIC join us to discuss "The Risk of Contaminated Cell Phones and Tablets In Healthcare."

Duration:00:52:54

Contaminated Operating Room Air and Surgical Infection Risk

9/25/2018
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Join us with guest David Kirschman MD FAANS, as we discuss Contaminated Operating Room Air and Surgical Infection Risk. Dr Kirschman will also discuss "better air for healthcare" - the mission of Aerobiotix, Inc.

Duration:00:48:41

Real-time, Measurable Technology Helps to Reduce HAIs

9/18/2018
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Join us with guests Sam Trapani: President & Chief Executive Officer,Founder of Steriliz and Michelle L. Vignari RN, CIC Director of Infection Prevention and Disaster Preparedness for Thomson Health in Canandaigua, NY.

Duration:00:54:04

Encore: HealthcareAcquired Infections;How Hospital Bedding Is Involved II

9/11/2018
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Join us with our guests Bruce Rippe, CEO of Trinity Guardion and Edmond A. Hooker, MD, DrPH as we discuss Healthcare Acquired Infections and how they lead to more than 720,000 illnesses and 75,000 deaths a year.

Duration:00:56:49

Encore: The Key to Preventing C. difficile

8/21/2018
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Join us with our guest, Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., board certified in infection control (CIC) for over 30 years and currently the Director, Clinical Implementation at Accelerate Diagnostics, providing educational and consultative services to the sales and marketing teams in the U.S..

Duration:00:54:41