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Clostridium difficile Infection: Current Challenges and Controversies
Date:1/20/2009

Complimentary Continuing Education Virtual Lecture and Podcast for Healthcare Professionals

VOORHEES, N.J., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Current education about Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is critical for several reasons. The epidemiology of CDI is changing and has been marked by increasing rates and more severe disease. In addition, the epidemic strain continues to be reported in an expanding list of states across the United States and worldwide.

To address the need for current education on CDI risk factors, diagnostic techniques, and optimal treatment strategies, Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC (RMEI) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) are jointly sponsoring a complimentary continuing education virtual lecture and podcast for physicians, pharmacists, and nurses titled Clostridium difficile Infection: Current Challenges and Controversies. This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViroPharma Incorporated.

The information contained in this virtual lecture and podcast was originally presented as a live symposium during the 2008 ICAAC/IDSA Joint Meeting. The chairperson for this program is international expert in infectious diseases, Dale N. Gerding, MD, FACP, FIDSA, Professor of Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois, and Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at Hines Veterans Affairs Hospital in Hines, Illinois. Other faculty include experts in infectious diseases, gastroenterology, and infection control from leading medical institutions across the United States.

Healthcare professionals can visit www.rmei.com/CDI052 to access this virtual lecture and podcast.

"Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC recognizes that continuing education plays a crucial role in the provision of quality healthcare and is dedicated to offering professionals meaningful opportunities for lifelong learning," says President and CEO, Robert M. Colleluori.

RMEI is a medical education company that specializes in independent, accredited, and nonaccredited education. The goal of all accredited RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that improve diagnosis and treatment. These activities include national and international symposia, teleconferences, live meetings, enduring print materials, and interactive Internet programs.

For other educational opportunities, please visit www.rmei.com.


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