Infection Prevention & Sterile Processing: Quality Control & the Fight Against Surgical Site Infections

Ames, IA US
October 18, 2017

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the epidemiology of surgical site infections.
  2. Identify the Sterile Processing Department's role in surgery & its impact on patient safety.
  3. Understand measures that can be taken to minimize the risk of surgical site infections.
  4. Understand the process taken when a process failure occurs.

Speaker(s)

Jonathan Barton
Clinical Coordinator, Sterile Processing Department, Mary Greeley Medical Center

LeAnn Hillier, MPH, BSN, RN, CIC
Infection Control Practitioner, Mary Greeley Medical Center

Disclosures

Speaker(s)

  • The speakers have nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or the providers of services discussed in this presentation.

CME Committee

  • No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content. 

This program is supported by gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic, First American Bank, and Green Hills Health Care Center. The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the sponsors of this program.

    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
    Course opens: 
    10/18/2017
    Course expires: 
    10/18/2017
    Event starts: 
    10/18/2017 - 12:00pm
    Event ends: 
    10/18/2017 - 1:00pm
    Cost:
    $0.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Mary Greeley Medical Center
    Bessie Myers Auditorium
    1111 Duff Avenue
    Ames, IA 50010
    United States

    Continuing Education Credit

    • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

    Available Credit

    • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A

    Accreditation Period

    Course opens: 
    10/18/2017
    Course expires: 
    10/18/2017

    Price

    Cost:
    $0.00
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