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Meet the Experts Series – Part 1: Innovative Approaches to Reduce Surgical Site Infections–Anesthesia Department Roles

3M Health Care Academy* presents…Meet the Experts Series – Part 1: “Innovative Approaches to Reduce Surgical Site Infections–Anesthesia Department Roles”

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs)—specifically surgical site infections (SSIs)—continue to be an area of concern and focus to reduce patient risk and improve outcomes following surgical procedures. This webinar reviews current and innovative surveillance strategies and interventions that offer opportunities to control patient risk.

Learning Objectives  |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the most updated HAI/SSI surveillance and guidelines for optimization of infection control and operating room practices
  • Review current evidence-based approaches to reduce perioperative transmission of microorganisms that are associated with HAIs, including SSIs
  • Examine different perspectives on what we have under control such as: OR environment, personnel and innovative solutions
  • Discuss clinical and economic evidence for better patient outcomes

Presenter: Franklin Dexter, M.D., Ph.D., FASA  |  Professor in the Department of Anesthesia  |  University of Iowa

Target audience: Nurses & Sterile Processing Professionals

Continuing Education: 3M is an approved provider by The California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 5770. Each Device Reprocessing 1-hour web meeting is approved
by IAHCSMM, CBSPD. These programs provide 1.0 CE contact hour. RN license number OR last four digits of Social Security Number is REQUIRED.

Questions should be directed to 3M*:  3MHealthCareAcademy@mmm.com

* NOTE: This is a contracted supplier-sponsored webinar. HealthTrust has not approved and/or endorsed the content. This program may contain the mention of products, services, drugs or brands presented in a case study or comparative format. Such examples are intended for educational and informational purposes and should not be perceived as a HealthTrust endorsement of any particular supplier, product, service, drug, brand or approach.