Patient Education Tool: Clostridium Difficile FAQs Poster

The CDC provides a free, downloadable poster answering frequently asked questions from patients about Clostridium difficile.


The poster addresses seven questions about C. diff, including the following:

  • What is Clostridium difficile infection?
  • Who is most likely to get C. diff infection?
  • What are some of the things that hospitals are doing to prevent C. diff infections?
  • What do I need to do when I go home from the hospital?


The poster is available as a one-page 8.5" by 11" flyer in English (pdf), two-page 8.5" by 11" flyer in English with larger text (pdf) and as a one-page 8.5" by 11" flyer in Spanish (pdf). Download it for use in your facility.


Note: View our database providing almost 150 reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in surgery centers, hospitals and other organizations by clicking here.


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