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C. diff. Spores and More

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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. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

“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. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Location:

Tempe, AZ

Description:

“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. Please join us every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Special Encore "A New Parenteral Treatment for a Severe C. difficile Infection."

5/19/2020
Join us with our two guests: Dr Yannick Pletan, Independent Director Clinical development specialist,Doctor of medicine, and Georges Gaudriault, Scientific Director, PhD in molecular pharmacology. Both Dr.

Duration:00:50:41

Coronavirus COVID-19; A Time To Review the Basics Through Prevention, Symptoms,& H/C Focus Part II

5/5/2020
PART II The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is a pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019. Join Our Guest: Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed, CIC, will be joining us to continue discussing the coronavirus (COVID-19) through Prevention, Symptoms, and the global healthcare focus.

Duration:00:54:40

Coronavirus COVID-19; A Time To Review the Basics Through Prevention, Symptoms, & H/C Focus Part I

4/28/2020
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is a pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019. Join Our Guest: Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed, CIC, who will be discussing the coronavirus (COVID-19) an introduction through Prevention, Symptoms, and the global healthcare focus.

Duration:00:55:42

Special Encore UVC Device: Reaching the Correct Dosage Targeting HAI's

4/21/2020
Join us with guests: Leigh Veasey, Sales Director - North America and Wendy Brady, Marketing Director - North America of Intellego Technologies.

Duration:00:56:10

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and C.diff.; Contrast and Compare

4/7/2020
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is a pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The disease was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019. Join us with our guests, Dr. Teena Chopra, MD, MPH and Jennifer Wood, a C. diff. Survivor as we introduce the COVID-19, compare and contrast the precautions, treatments, and environmental safety for both infectious diseases.

Duration:00:56:29

Encore: Managing C. difficile from Hospital to Home

3/31/2020
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

Special Encore: Microbiome Science, Hype, and the Future of Bugs As Drugs

3/24/2020
Join us with our guest: Mrs. Courtney Jones, Upstream Marketing Manager and Senior Project Manager at Rebiotix, a Ferring Pharmaceuticals company, focused on harnessing the power of the human microbiome to treat debilitating diseases. Mrs.

Duration:00:54:41

The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation

3/10/2020
Join your host, Nancy C. Caralla with Members of the C Diff Foundation as they discuss the education and advocacy, and support programs available to patients, families, and clinicians worldwide.

Duration:00:51:45

Ways To Move Forward Past the Long-Term Illnesses and Negatives

3/3/2020
Join us with our Host, Nancy Caralla and our special Guest Host, Kevin Hersh, International Health Coach who will discuss ways to move forward past a long-term illness, and a long-term negative mind-set. Taking a moment to reflect, step back, evaluate, and look for the assets and positives in moving forward. Learn how to let the past go and embrace the new opportunities each day delivers. It takes strength, will, and the determination to step into the light and out of the darkness of the...

Duration:00:56:01

Non-Toxigenic C.difficile NTCD-M3 For CDI Prevention and Treatment

2/25/2020
Learning ways to reduce stress and manage time is helpful to the caregiver. People who neglect their own needs and forget to nurture themselves are at danger of falling into fatigue and high stress.

Duration:00:54:02

Managing C. difficile from Hospital to Home

2/18/2020
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

Encore: Positive Changes Can Affect How You Feel

2/11/2020
Join us with our guest: Jennifer W., a fellow-C. diff. Survivor, as we discuss positive changes, both big and small, that may help improve the way that you feel during any wellness-draining illness.

Duration:00:49:47

Encore: Ways To Prevent the Flu Virus In All Settings

2/4/2020
Join Your Host, Nancy Caralla, with Guest Host Kevin Hersh as they discuss proven ways to prevent the FLU virus and more.

Duration:00:55:07

Sequencing the Gut Flora Before C. diff. (C. difficile) Therapy

1/28/2020
Join us with our special guest, Sabine Hazan, MD, a gastroenterology specialist in Ventura, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Hazan will be explaining Clinical Trials and how individuals can participate in trials to help themselves -- to help others.

Duration:00:56:04

Special Encore: C Diff Foundation Turns Up the Volume with C.diff. Survivors

1/7/2020
This special episode with Host Nancy Caralla and Guest Host Kevin Hersh turn up the volume with C. diff. Survivors Jennifer W. and Robin S. as they share their journey through a C. diff. infection.

Duration:00:54:06

Encore Innovation in C. difficile Prevention

12/31/2019
Join us with our guests: Caitlin Stowe is a master’s prepared infection preventionist currently employed with PDI as the Clinical Affairs Research Manager and Megha Patel is a Senior Product Manager with PDI, focused on new product development. Both professionals will be discussing innovation in C. difficile prevention.

Duration:00:53:37

Encore New AR Numbers, CDC Decodes What That Means for C. diff.

12/24/2019
Join us with guest, L. Clifford McDonald, MD. Dr. McDonald, MD graduated from Northwestern University Medical School. He completed a medical microbiology fellowship at Duke University and is a former member of CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service. Dr. McDonald is currently the Associate Director for Science in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the CDC. He has first-authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications on subjects related to healthcare and infectious...

Duration:00:52:20

Encore Overuse of Antibiotics and their Effects

12/17/2019
Join us with our guest: Maureen Spencer, RN, M.Ed., CIC joining us to discuss an array of important topics: 1. Overuse and inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics worldwide is leading to the global healthcare issue of antibiotic resistance.

Duration:00:55:47

C. diff. Treatment Option; Oral Vancomycin Solution

12/3/2019
Join Us with guest: Karl Kappeler, MS, RPh, FASHP Director, Medical Affairs of Azurity Pharmaceuticals. and will be discussing C. difficile infections, C. diff. treatment options and the Azurity Pharmaceuticals organization with its FDA approved product. Listen in as we learn more about the Company’s history, their unique product offerings that help pharmacists compound drugs, and product information for FIRVANQ, their FDA approved vancomycin oral solution.

Duration:00:54:10