C-Diff

Patient is newly diagnosed with Clostridium difficile colitis. Participant is informed via EMR progress notes on VR tablet that patient is elderly and presented with diarrhea. Participant must note positive Cdiff result on tablet, don gown and gloves to enter room, counsel family and patient on Cdiff and answer questions, care for patient (roll patient over, inspect back, change soiled chuck, and dispose of chuck correctly), and finally disrobe and wash hands to correctly complete case.


Learning Objectives:

1. Proper gown/glove/isolation
2. Hand hygiene
3. Education on C-diff
4. Cleaning patient properly
5. Maintain safety measures throughout”

Additional information

Learner

Nursing

Contributor

IUPUC

Case Setting

Emergency Department

Specialty

Gastroenterology

Room Size

12×12

Language

English