Event

Pre-Operative Body Wash – Reducing Surgical Site Infections

Pre-Op Body Wash” Webinar

Recorded Webinar

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Overview

The presenter will review the role that normal skin flora plays in the development of a surgical site infection and the goal of pre-operative skin cleansing.  Benefits and risks associated with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) showers shall be discussed.  Barriers and human factors challenges associated with surgical site infections shall be reviewed.

Program Objectives:

  • Describe the most common organisms associated with surgical site infections.
  • Discuss the goal of pre-operative skin cleansing.
  • Describe two challenges related to the effectiveness of chlorhexidine gluconate pre-operative showers.

 

 

Schedule

Thursday, September 5, 2013

11:00am – 12:00pm

Important: Registration, attendance, completion of online survey, and attestation of attendance is required for each participant to receive continuing education credit for this webinar. A post-event survey including attestation of attendance will be sent to the registrant. If additional participants under the same registration would like to be awarded CEs, registrant may forward survey information to participants for completion.

Faculty

Barbara DeBaun, RN, MSN, CIC – Barbara DeBaun has over 30 years of experience in the field of infection prevention and quality improvement.  She is currently an Improvement Advisor for Cynosure Health and adjunct faculty at Dominican University of California.  Barbara is a certified Infection Control Practitioner and holds a Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Pace University in New York and a Master of Science Degree in Nursing from San Francisco State University.  She is currently an elected member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Board of Directors. She has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of patient safety and infection control topics and has published over a dozen articles and several book chapters.  In 2008, she was selected as Infection Control Today’s Educator of the Year.

 

 

Continuing Education

Important: Registration, full attendance, completion of online survey, and attestation of attendance is required for each participant to receive continuing education credit for this webinar. A post-event survey including attestation of attendance will be sent to the registrant. If additional participants under the same registration would like to be awarded CEs, registrant may forward survey information to participants for completion.

Nursing — Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP #11924, for 1.2 Contact Hours.

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