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Surgical Site Infections (SSI): Emerging Evidence and Best Practices to Prevent SSIs in Colon Procedures

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT.

Please join us as we welcome Dr. Clifford Ko, nationally known expert in the field of surgical site infection prevention, for a one-hour webinar on practices aimed at reducing SSIs. With an emphasis on pre-operative engagement with patients and families, as well as known strategies such as Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS), Dr. Ko will present evidence-based protocols and recommendations that can be implemented in your organization.

At the conclusion of the educational activity, attendees will be able to:
1. Discuss current evidence regarding practices aimed at preventing SSIs.
2. Describe how ERAS can aid in the prevention of SSIs.
3. Discuss strategies for local implementation of best practices in SSIs as they relate to colorectal surgeries.

Target audience:
Colorectal Surgeons, Physician Leaders, Perioperative Nursing Leaders, Infection Preventionists, Quality Leaders

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