Improving surgical outcomes and reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is a primary focus for operating room staff. With a collaborative effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs), staff can improve patient safety and reduce costs. This educational activity is intended for nurses and will focus on the role of room turnover in infection control in the operating room. This course will cover the importance of proper room turnover and determining factors for selecting surgical table linens and other basic turnover necessities. This course will also discuss the use of turnover kits and how they can decrease OR turnover time.
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