Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

CPD
30m
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Lecture Overview

In 2016, the World Health Organisation introduced Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (SSI). This extremely comprehensive document issued a number of recommendations to reduce the incidence of SSI. Join Jan Rice as she breaks down these recommendations for you and presents an easy-to-understand insight into best practice concerning SSI.

Educators

Portrait of Jan Rice
Jan Rice

Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is a member of the Venous Leg Ulcer Guideline Implementation sub-committee and the Pressure Injury Guidelines Development sub-committee. Jan obtained a Masters in Wound Care in 2009 and runs a wound clinic in a large Metropolitan General Practice — Ashwood Medical. Through her own business, Jan has been acting as a consultant to over 80 aged care facilities and a resource for Divisions of General Practice and surgeons within Victoria. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1983. In 2006, she was awarded Fellowship to the Australian Wound Management Association. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD30m of CPD
First Published07 September 2017
Updated07 September 2017
Expires
14 August 2019
Topics
Infection Prevention
Wound Management
MRSA
Surgical
Vascular Surgery
Neurosurgery
Bariatric Surgery
Plastics
Microbiology
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