Reducing the Risk of Surgical Site Infections

Green Clock Hours: 0.50 - 1.75

Although great strides have been made to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) in the United States, SSIs remain a considerable cause of morbidity, increased length of hospital stays, and mortality. SSI is the costliest type of hospital-associated infection (HAI), at a cost of at least $3.3 billion annually, and may account for nearly a million additional inpatient hospital days per year (NHSN, 2021). The goal of this course is to provide perioperative clinicians with information to prevent surgical site infections.



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Although great strides have been made to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs) in the United States, SSIs remain a considerable cause of morbidity, increased length of hospital stays, and mortality. SSI is the costliest type of hospital-associated infection (HAI), at a cost of at least $3.3 billion annually, and may account for nearly a million additional inpatient hospital days per year (NHSN, 2021). The goal of this course is to provide perioperative clinicians with information to prevent surgical site infections.



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