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SSI/OR Safety Educational Webconference: Impact of an Effective Colon Bundle on Reducing SSI Rates

Thursday, March 3, 2016
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
On March 3, NYSPFP will host a webinar focused on the positive impact of effective colon bundle implementation on reducing colon surgical site infection (SSI) rates. The featured speaker of this webinar is Dr. David Rivadeneira, Vice Chair of the Suffolk Surgical Strategic Initiatives for Northwell Health and Director of both Surgical Services and Colorectal surgery at Huntington Hospital, in addition to being Professor of Surgery at Hofsta School of Medicine Dr. Rivadeneira will share his hospital’s experience with implementing and hardwiring the advanced colon bundle into their surgical workflow and subsequent reductions in colorectal SSI rates. Additionally, NYSPFP staff will review tools developed to assist hospitals to implement and monitor implementation of the advanced colon bundle.

How to join the Webconference

1. Copy and paste the following link to a browser: https://nyspfp.adobeconnect.com/e9igxlj1ed2/event/registration.html
2. Complete the registration questions and click “Submit”.
3. Audio - Once you are logged in, a pop-up box will appear.  
• Select your audio connection preference from the three options. 
• Participating in the Audio Only:
  Dial: 1-877-739-7718    
  Conference Code: 5591055

Who Should Attend

NYSPFP encourages hospitals’ Colon SSI/OR Safety Surgical Champions (including at a minimum, a colorectal surgeon, anesthetist, and OR nurse) to participate in this webinar. Quality improvement and infection prevention staffs are also encouraged to attend.

Who To Contact

If you have questions about the webconference please contact your NYSPFP project manager. If you experience difficulty logging in on the day of the event, please contact HANYS registration Support at (518) 431-7867.

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