On High Alert: Infection Prevention for the Operating Room

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On High Alert: Infection Prevention for the Operating Room

The fundamental goal of the surgical team is to prevent SSI, and the best way to accomplish this is through aseptic technique. Therefore, every member of the surgical team must understand the general principles of asepsis / infection prevention and control in the perioperative setting, and incorporate these principles into everyday practice.

Program Highlights

  • Adherence to Standard Precautions and Transmission-based Precautions

  • Adherence to Principles of Asepsis (skin prep, draping, sterile vs. non-sterile)

  • Maintaining and Monitoring the Surgical Field including Traffic Patterns

  • Antimicrobial Prophylaxis

  • Environmental Cleaning

  • Post-operative Surveillance for SSI

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Learning Objective

To help healthcare professionals in the perioperative environment understand the principles of asepsis in order to meet national goals for the prevention of surgical site infections.

Program Includes
  • Bonus Resource CD
  • 10 Question Post Test with Answer Key
  • Learning Tools Included

Clinical Advisors

  • Melissa E. Coker, RN, BSN, CLNC

  • Amy Steele, RN, BSN

  • Jeanne Zack, PhD, RN, BSN, CIC

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