Establishing a Culture of Safety for the Surgical Patient: Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

The Establishing a Culture of Safety for the Surgical Patient: Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) is a webinar that covers topics such as:

  • Screening for risk factors and the most common microorganisms that cause SSI – MRSA and Staph aureus colonization
  • Safety in the OR: Infection prevention measures in surgical suites, surgical attire, traffic control, instrument sterilization, disinfection of the environment, surgical technique, safe medication handling procedures, and monitoring of the air handling system
  • Surgical skin prep with alcohol based antiseptics
  • Shower with antiseptic soap prior to the surgery
  • Innovative sutures with antimicrobial action to prevent stick abscesses and local infection
  • Surgical irrigation with chlorhexidine to prevent exogenous contamination in tissues
  • Using quality improvement tools and teamwork to implement the Joint Commission NPSG 07.05.01
  • Innovative postoperative skin closure to prevent postoperative contamination in incisions

The Establishing a Culture of Safety for the Surgical Patient: Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) is intended for:

  • Surgeons and anesthesiologists
  • Healthcare administrators
  • Postoperative inpatient and clinic nurses
  • OR and perioperative nurses
  • Healthcare epidemiologists
  • Infection control professionals
  • Personnel directly responsible for the prevention of SSIs

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Establishing a Culture of Safety for the Surgical Patient: Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) 2020

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