What's New in SSI Prevention?

Learning Objectives

  • Describe some areas of controversy around SSI and the available evidence behind these interventions:
    • Topical antibiotics and antibiotic impregnated cement
    • Surgical wound irrigation with antibiotic or antiseptic solutions
    • Impact of frequent door openings on SSI risk
    • Other controversial interventions
  • Describe how frequent door openings and noise in the operating room can lead to SSIs and interventions to promote calm in the OR
  • List how SSIs are publicly reported
  • Assess the evidence for or against an association between public reporting and SSI rates
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Course opens: 
06/03/2019
Course expires: 
03/30/2020
Member cost:
$20.00
Cost:
$30.00

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
06/03/2019
Course expires: 
03/30/2020

Price

Member cost:
$20.00
Cost:
$30.00
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