Welcome to a Symposium specifically developed for patients, families, and individuals with a common interest. The Inaugural Patient & Family C. diff. Community Symposium will be a gathering of healthcare professional keynote speakers, health advocates, practitioners, educators, thought leaders, and patients who are transforming the patient experience, and changing the way people experience C. diff. infections worldwide Our distinguished members and keynote speakers will provide insight as to what impacts the patient and families on both quality and economic topics, what role leadership plays in creating the right culture for patient-centered care, and how to identify, evaluate, and prioritize innovations that can quickly touch the lives of patients battling C. diff. infections. Unlike other conferences on this topic, patients will share their C. diff. infection journeys, providing a real-world perspective on patient experience. Our attendees will learn more from this virtual-online symposium and gain knowledge on important topics that will better aid their care and recovery through tools and strategies delivered by keynote speakers. Articles will be available to view and download on the day of the Symposium in .pdf file format for attendee reference. C Diff Foundation Mission statement – Educating and Advocating for the prevention, treatments, clinical trials, diagnostics, and environmental safety of Clostridioides difficile (C. diff.) infections worldwide. Keynote speakers will present up-to-date data to expand on the existing knowledge and provide important information focused on, yet not limited to, a Clostridiioides difficile infection (also known as C. diff., C. difficile, CDAD, CDI) --
Symposium Registration is complimentary this year and completely online. Guest speaker audio and/or visual can be accessed by a computer and any mobile device (iPad, Mobile Phone, Laptop). ** Registration is open.
After Initial Registration, a Confirmation Email Will Follow.
You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Nov 23, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Patient and Family C. diff. Symposium
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
This Symposium is Hosted by C Diff Foundation
and Sponsored by Seres Therapeutics
1:00 Seres Therapeutics Treatment of recurrent C. difficile infection with
SER-109, an investigational microbiome drug.
1:20 Paul Feuerstadt, MD C. diff. Overview - What is a C. diff. Infection?
1:35 Sahil Khanna, MD C. diff. Treatments + FMT Overview.
1:50 Simon Cutting, Ph. D. Bacillius, and C. diff. Spore Overview.
2:05 Larry Kociolek, MD C. diff. Infections in Pediatrics.
2:20 Doe Kley, RN, MPH C. diff. Transitioning from Hospital to Home.
2:35 Courtney Jones Microbiome, Microbiota, and Gut Health.
2:50 Denise Cardo, MD Antibiotic Awareness (CDC).
3:05 Caterina Oneto, MD C. diff. - Patient and Family KeyPoints.
3:20 Kathy Bischoff Survivor Journey - Support.
3:30 Closing Comments Q & A