Preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs)

30m of CPD
Jan Rice
14 August 2017

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.


Jan Rice


Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years 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.


Denise Easter21 Jun 2018
enjoyed presentation. informative and got back to basic nursing techniques that seem to be somewhat lost today... well done

Sallianne Reed23 May 2018
Needs more personal approach

Nellea Parreno20 May 2018
Good speaker

Kristy Nivison20 May 2018
Great information

Devika Nandanimala15 May 2018

caragh pugh13 May 2018

Mabel Cifuentes08 May 2018
Very informative

Ashleigh Bazzo01 May 2018
very informative

Lei Zhang30 Mar 2018
very good presentation.

Elisabeth Theunissen17 Mar 2018
The different products in this video was very informative.

Kathy Graham-Measor28 Feb 2018

Amanda Carter06 Feb 2018
I enjoyed watching this video - she didn't just read off her slide. She offered her experience, her opinions and was confident in teaching what she is passionate about.

Mark Randy Arroyo12 Oct 2017
Informative and reinforced my knowledge about wound care

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