Chapter Meeting – March 2019

Please join us for our next DOARN Chapter Meeting on

March 9, 2019, 0800 AM

at the Lowry Surgery Center
8101 E Lowry Blvd, Denver, CO 80230

(Call-in: 1-866-740-1260; Access Code: 5177749)

0800 AM: Breakfast

0830 AM: Education Session

0930 AM: Business Meeting

Education: Combating Surgical Site Infections: A Surgical Approach, By Peter B Graves, BSN, RN, CNOR

Nothing is more unfortunate than a patient developing a preventable surgical site infection. This educational program focuses attention on all areas of surgical services, by highlighting many of the current evidence-based and best practices. Using a collaborative, interactive team approach is a critical step in winning the battle against surgical site infections.

Objectives:

  • Review the published surgical site infection rates and the burden on the healthcare system
  • Review key infection control initiatives within the perioperative service line
  • Review evidenced based interventions that have a proven impact on surgical site infections prevention
  • Discuss changes in practice that could have potential impact on surgical site infections