Incision Care and the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections

10-09-2020 03:13 PM

Incision care

Course Description

The ultimate goal of incision care is Surgical Site Infection (SSI) prevention,

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Understand the costs associated with SSI
  • Remember risk factors for SSI to screen for in the pre-operative assessment
  • Understand techniques to prevent SSI pre and post operatively
  • Apply information to patient teaching tools

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.