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C. diff. Spores and More

By Nancy C. Caralla

“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.

  1. 1.
    Use of Visible Light for Continuous Environmental Disinfection02/19/2019
    57:39
  2. 2.
    Role Of Diagnostics In Supporting Antibiotic Stewardship Goals02/12/2019
    53:49
  3. 3.
    Nasal Decolonization and Reducing Patient Infection Risk02/05/2019
    55:35
  4. 4.
    Short Term and Long-term Goals;Taking Steps In the Right Direction01/29/2019
    56:09
  5. 5.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection01/22/2019
    56:55
  6. 6.
    Managing C. difficile infection at the point of discharge01/15/2019
    53:29
  7. 7.
    Rebiotix: Patients, Clinical Trials and Drug Development12/18/2018
    50:42
  8. 8.
    Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference12/11/2018
    51:21
  1. 9.
    Seasonal Affective Disorder-SAD,Break the Seasonal Depression12/04/2018
    55:17
  2. 10.
    Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship11/27/2018
    54:53
  3. 11.
    FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution11/20/2018
    56:08
  4. 12.
    Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance11/13/2018
    57:40
  5. 13.
    Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections11/06/2018
    50:20
  6. 14.
    Contaminated Soft Surfaces and Hospital Infection Risk10/23/2018
    52:56
  7. 15.
    Encore: Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection10/16/2018
    56:55
  8. 16.
    Encore: Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection10/09/2018
    43:06
  9. 17.
    Encore: Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection10/09/2018
    43:06
  10. 18.
    The Risk Of Contaminated Cell Phones and Tablets In Healthcare10/02/2018
    52:59
  11. 19.
    Contaminated Operating Room Air and Surgical Infection Risk09/25/2018
    48:45
  12. 20.
    Real-time, Measurable Technology Helps to Reduce HAIs09/18/2018
    54:09
  13. 21.
    Encore: HealthcareAcquired Infections;How Hospital Bedding Is Involved II09/11/2018
    56:54
  14. 22.
    Clinical Trial Awareness;Treating and Preventing C.diff Infection09/04/2018
    56:55
  15. 23.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship08/28/2018
    54:53
  16. 24.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship08/28/2018
    54:53
  17. 25.
    Encore: The Key to Preventing C. difficile08/21/2018
    54:46
  18. 26.
    The Key to Preventing C. difficile08/14/2018
    54:46
  19. 27.
    Seasonal Affective Disorder-SAD,Break the Seasonal Depression08/07/2018
    55:17
  20. 28.
    Encore: Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI07/31/2018
    56:14
  21. 29.
    Vancomycin As the Preferred Treatment for a C.difficile Infection07/17/2018
    51:14
  22. 30.
    A 'Chemical-free' Way to Kill C.diff. Using Electrochemistry07/10/2018
    53:10
  23. 31.
    CMS2019 Inpatient Prospective Payment System -IPPS- Proposed Rule07/03/2018
    56:45
  24. 32.
    C.diff. Infection Data; DDW 2018 and Current Clinical Trials06/26/2018
    55:48
  25. 33.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation06/19/2018
    51:51
  26. 34.
    Victim or Circumstances or Victor; Ancor and Launch Pad06/12/2018
    55:28
  27. 35.
    C diff Hunger and How to Prevent It06/05/2018
    54:45
  28. 36.
    Game of Stools: Improving C diff Training With a Board Game05/29/2018
    52:57
  29. 37.
    Synthetic Biologics-Protecting and Preserving the Gut Microbiome05/15/2018
    55:45
  30. 38.
    Encore: Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship05/08/2018
    54:53
  31. 39.
    Healthy Eating Habits In Sickness and In Health05/01/2018
    56:26
  32. 40.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/24/2018
    51:21
  33. 41.
    Pacifying the Pathogen...If Plants Can Do It, So Can We!04/17/2018
    55:54
  34. 42.
    HealthcareAcquired Infections;How Hospital Bedding Is Involved II04/10/2018
    56:54
  35. 43.
    Surgical Strategies and Antibiotic Stewardship04/03/2018
    54:53
  36. 44.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation03/27/2018
    51:51
  37. 45.
    Encore: The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation03/20/2018
    51:51
  38. 46.
    Rebiotix: Patients, Clinical Trials and Drug Development03/13/2018
    50:42
  39. 47.
    Encore: FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution03/06/2018
    56:08
  40. 48.
    FIRVANQ 'TM' Newly Approved Vancomycin Oral Solution02/27/2018
    56:08
  41. 49.
    The Multifaceted C Diff Foundation02/20/2018
    51:51
  42. 50.
    Encore: C.diff. Hunger; Maintaing Proper Nutrition02/13/2018
    56:41
  43. 51.
    Dry Hydrogen Peroxide;Continuous Environmental Disinfection02/06/2018
    45:55
  44. 52.
    C. difficile Infections and Hospital Admissions01/30/2018
    52:09
  45. 53.
    Encore: C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery01/23/2018
    53:33
  46. 54.
    Encore: Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections01/16/2018
    50:20
  47. 55.
    Introduction and Progress of Healthcare Associated Infections01/09/2018
    50:20
  48. 56.
    Encore: Research Update From Summit Therapeutics on Ridinilazole01/02/2018
    48:03
  49. 57.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference12/19/2017
    51:21
  50. 58.
    Encore: Healthcare Acquired Infections and How Hospital Bedding Is Involved12/12/2017
    55:44
  51. 59.
    Encore: The Latest Developments in C. diff Research and Treatment.12/05/2017
    52:38
  52. 60.
    Encore: C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery11/28/2017
    53:33
  53. 61.
    Encore: C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines11/26/2017
    53:02
  54. 62.
    Encore: Taking Aim At Superbugs11/21/2017
    54:30
  55. 63.
    Encore: A Prescription for Over-Prescribing: The Key to Fighting Antibiotic Resistance11/14/2017
    50:45
  56. 64.
    Encore: Role of the Microbiome in Reducing Risk of C diff Recurrence11/07/2017
    54:18
  57. 65.
    Research Update From Summit Therapeutics on Ridinilazole10/31/2017
    48:03
  58. 66.
    Role of the Microbiome in Reducing Risk of C diff Recurrence10/24/2017
    54:18
  59. 67.
    The Impact Of Contaminated Air To Patient Outcomes.10/17/2017
    56:24
  60. 68.
    Encore: C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines10/10/2017
    53:02
  61. 69.
    C. difficile Prevention: Evaluating the Role of Vaccines10/03/2017
    53:02
  62. 70.
    Encore: Sepsis; Number One Preventable Cause of Death Worldwide09/26/2017
    53:59
  63. 71.
    C.diff. Hunger; Maintaing Proper Nutrition09/19/2017
    56:41
  64. 72.
    Encore: Managing C. difficile and other germs in Schools09/12/2017
    54:04
  65. 73.
    Managing C. difficile and other germs in Schools09/05/2017
    54:04
  66. 74.
    Contaminated Handheld Mobile Devices in Infection Transmission08/22/2017
    52:43
  67. 75.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference08/15/2017
    51:21
  68. 76.
    The Latest Developments in C. diff Research and Treatment.08/08/2017
    52:38
  69. 77.
    Healthcare Acquired Infections and How Hospital Bedding Is Involved08/01/2017
    55:44
  70. 78.
    The Human Microbiome; How It Works, How It Affects Your Health, Your Immune System and Why It Is Important To Protect It07/25/2017
    51:19
  71. 79.
    Preventing Cross Contamination In a Healthcare Environment07/18/2017
    58:08
  72. 80.
    Encore: C. diff. Vaccine Update; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense07/11/2017
    45:58
  73. 81.
    Encore: Synthetic Biologics - Protecting the Gut Microbiome: A Paradigm Shift in Managing GI Disorders07/04/2017
    54:43
  74. 82.
    Encore: Infection Prevention 'A Comprehensive Solution Approach'06/27/2017
    54:40
  75. 83.
    Importance Of Self Care For the Caregiver06/20/2017
    54:10
  76. 84.
    Encore: The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease: The Basics06/13/2017
    58:47
  77. 85.
    Misdiagnosed Sepsis Now a Global health Priority for World Health Organization -WHO06/06/2017
    53:45
  78. 86.
    Encore: Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD and C. difficile Infection -CDI05/30/2017
    57:58
  79. 87.
    C.diff. Survivors: A Road To Recovery05/23/2017
    53:33
  80. 88.
    Synthetic Biologics - Protecting the Gut Microbiome: A Paradigm Shift in Managing GI Disorders05/16/2017
    54:43
  81. 89.
    Infection Prevention 'A Comprehensive Solution Approach'05/09/2017
    54:40
  82. 90.
    Encore: Encore: What you need to know about C. diff. and high touch surfaces05/02/2017
    54:03
  83. 91.
    Elder Care and Challenges Encountered In a Skilled Nursing Setting04/25/2017
    54:02
  84. 92.
    Encore: Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/18/2017
    51:21
  85. 93.
    Managing C.difficile from Hospital to Home: How the Right Practices and the Right Products Can make a Difference04/11/2017
    51:21
  86. 94.
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD and C. difficile Infection -CDI04/04/2017
    57:58
  87. 95.
    Empowering Patients to Become Effective Self-Advocates03/28/2017
    56:53
  88. 96.
    Encore: Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection03/21/2017
    54:00
  89. 97.
    Encore: C. diff. Prevention; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense -TM03/14/2017
    44:55
  90. 98.
    Encore: Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection03/07/2017
    54:00
  91. 99.
    Caregiving for Your Loved Ones As You Care For Yourself02/28/2017
    56:53
  92. 100.
    Home Care Nursing and Infection Prevention02/21/2017
    56:30
  93. 101.
    Encore: Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI02/14/2017
    56:14
  94. 102.
    Non-Toxigenic Clostridium difficile 'NTCD-M3' For the Prevention and Treatment of C. difficile Infection -CDI02/07/2017
    56:14
  95. 103.
    Encore: UV Intervention Addressing C. difficile and Other Pathogens01/31/2017
    53:31
  96. 104.
    Bridging Collaboration Between Patients and Healthcare Providers to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections -HAI's01/24/2017
    57:19
  97. 105.
    A Prescription for Over-Prescribing: The Key to Fighting Antibiotic Resistance01/17/2017
    50:45
  98. 106.
    UV Intervention Addressing C. difficile and Other Pathogens08/23/2016
    53:31
  99. 107.
    Encore: Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance07/26/2016
    57:40
  100. 108.
    The Role of the Microbiome in Health and Disease: The Basics07/19/2016
    58:47
  101. 109.
    Encore: Summit Therapeutics: Ridinilazole, A Microbiome Preserving Antibiotic For The Treatment Of a C. difficile Infection07/12/2016
    51:43
  102. 110.
    Summit Therapeutics: Ridinilazole, A Microbiome Preserving Antibiotic For The Treatment Of a C. difficile Infection07/05/2016
    51:43
  103. 111.
    Synthetic Biologics: Protecting the Gut Microbiome and Maintaining Human Health06/28/2016
    45:44
  104. 112.
    Importance Of Partnership Between Laboratories and Clinical Staff For Accurate Diagnosis Of A C. diff. Infection06/21/2016
    43:06
  105. 113.
    Encore: What you need to know about C. diff. and high touch surfaces06/14/2016
    54:03
  106. 114.
    EuroBiotix CIC - supporting clinicians within the UK deliver Faecal Microbiota Transplantation to patients with recurrent C.difficile infection.06/07/2016
    51:28
  107. 115.
    Rebiotix: The Leader in Unlocking the Benefits of Microbiota Restoration Therapy05/31/2016
    56:29
  108. 116.
    An Oral Vaccine for C. difficile Infection05/24/2016
    52:39
  109. 117.
    Xenex Germ Zapping Robots, UV Disinfection Services05/17/2016
    52:34
  110. 118.
    Encore: Preventing C.difficile and CRE Across the Healthcare Delivery System: A Patient Safety Perspective05/10/2016
    53:04
  111. 119.
    Understanding IBS05/03/2016
    55:58
  112. 120.
    Sepsis Knows No Boundries: It Can Happen To Anyone04/26/2016
    58:11
  113. 121.
    The Direct Impact On Mental Health Caused By Physical Illnesses and Personal Losses04/19/2016
    54:02
  114. 122.
    Encore: C. difficile Infections; The What, Where and How04/12/2016
    57:15
  115. 123.
    Sepsis; Number One Preventable Cause of Death Worldwide04/05/2016
    53:59
  116. 124.
    Encore: C diff survivors share their unique journey through a C diff infection and how it changed their lives forever03/29/2016
    57:04
  117. 125.
    Taking Aim At Superbugs03/22/2016
    54:30
  118. 126.
    Encore: Ecobiotics- A Novel Approach to Recurrent C. difficile infections03/15/2016
    51:21
  119. 127.
    Taymount Clinic; Pioneering Fecal Microbiota Transplant 'FMT' For Digestive Problems03/08/2016
    53:30
  120. 128.
    C. diff. Vaccine Update; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense03/01/2016
    45:58
  121. 129.
    Ecobiotics- A Novel Approach to Recurrent C. difficile infections02/23/2016
    51:21
  122. 130.
    Preventing C.difficile and CRE Across the Healthcare Delivery System: A Patient Safety Perspective02/16/2016
    53:04
  123. 131.
    Using antibiotics wisely, How YOU can help in the fight against antibiotic resistance02/09/2016
    57:40
  124. 132.
    Introduction to XBiotech and their Novel True Human'TM' Approach02/02/2016
    49:41
  125. 133.
    Encore: Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection01/26/2016
    54:00
  126. 134.
    C. difficile Infections; The What, Where and How01/19/2016
    57:15
  127. 135.
    Home Environment; Maintaining Infection Control at Home While Treating a C. diff. Infection06/02/2015
    54:00
  128. 136.
    Dr. Nicholas Kartsonis discusses the many contributions of Merck and ongoing research addressing CDI05/26/2015
    54:43
  129. 137.
    C-Diff Spores and More Encore April 28th 201505/19/2015
    54:03
  130. 138.
    C diff survivors share their unique journey through a C diff infection and how it changed their lives forever05/12/2015
    57:04
  131. 139.
    CDC Physicians discuss current issues and potential solutions focused on C diff Infections and antibiotic use05/05/2015
    52:21
  132. 140.
    What you need to know about C. diff. and high touch surfaces04/28/2015
    54:03
  133. 141.
    UV Room Disinfection: Scientific Evidence in Eliminating Healthcare Associated Infections Worldwide04/21/2015
    39:39
  134. 142.
    Special Encore Presentation: Synthetic Biologics Preventing C diff Infection with SYN-00404/14/2015
    45:56
  135. 143.
    Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) AKA Microbiota Restoration Therapy, Research to Clinical04/07/2015
    55:16
  136. 144.
    Synthetic Biologics Preventing C diff Infection with SYN-00403/31/2015
    45:56
  137. 145.
    Special Encore Presentation: C. diff. Prevention; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense (TM)03/24/2015
    49:32
  138. 146.
    C. diff. Prevention; Sanofi Pasteur's Cdiffense (TM)03/17/2015
    44:55
  139. 147.
    C. difficile and the Microbiome03/10/2015
    52:54
  140. 148.
    Maiden Voyage of C. diff. Spores and More03/03/2015
    56:30

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