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Gastroenterology-Hepatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Henry B.C. Low, M.D., Learning Center

Title: C. difficile Infection: Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Diagnosis and Treatment

Speaker: Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, Clinical Instructor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will (be able to): 1. Discuss the basic science behind C. difficile infection 2. Recognize which patients are at risk for C. difficile associated diarrhea 3. Describe the diagnosis of C. difficile infection and triage disease severity 4. Identify various treatments of C. difficile infection with a focus on newer therapies that are in the process of FDA review

**Lunch will be provided**

Contact:

Amy M. Pallotti, apallotti@uchc.edu

UConn Health Dept of Medicine (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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