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Prevention of surgical site infection

Prevention of surgical site infection

Prevention of surgical site infection

Pauline Harrington
Pauline Harrington
on behalf of ICNus

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$30.00 $ 30.00 $ 30.00

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Launch date: 17 Oct 2018
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Last updated: 31 Oct 2018

Reference: 192820

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Surgical site infection (SSI) is a common healthcare-associated infection that can cause patients extreme pain and discomfort, resulting in prolonged hospitalisation and additional costs to the NHS. Multidisciplinary team working, combined with audit and surveillance, early recognition of signs and symptoms of infection, and implementation of evidence-based guidance are essential for reducing the incidence of SSI. Nurses caring for patients in the pre, peri and post-operative period have an important role in advising individuals about the risks associated with SSI and how infection should be managed.

Objectives

This module is aimed at nurses who care for patients during the pre, peri and post-operative periods. It is intended to provide information on the risk of developing surgical site infection (SSI) and on how it can be prevented and managed.

On completion of this course you will gain an understanding of:
Recongize the signs and symptoms of surgical site infection and the management strategies of these patients.
Pauline Harrington

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Pauline Harrington
on behalf of ICNus

Surgical site infection surveillance manager, Public Health England, London.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 0.50 Hours

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