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Suggested Best Practices and Corresponding Tools & Resources
SSI Reduction E-learning Resources
E-Learning Module
The E-learning modules provide an overview of the evidence behind strategies to reduce SSIs, including some of the key elements of the NYSPFP Advanced Colon Bundle. To access the modules and receive continuing education credits please click on the link below: *This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Accreditation Requirements and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of MSSNY and NYSPFP. MSSNY is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Educational Webinars
Below are recorded educational webinar on strategies to reduce SSIs. Please note that all webinars are part of the e-learning module. If you wish to earn continuing education credits for watching all 6 videos, please watch the videos in the e-learning module (above) and complete the short assessment at the conclusion of the module.
  • Teamwork, Communication, Briefing, Checklists, and O.R. Safety (28 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
  • Colon Surgery: Bowel Prep, Oral Antibiotics and the Best Intravenous Antibiotic (28 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
  • Preventing Surgical Site Infections: Glucose Control (29 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
  • Oxygen: What does it have to do with Surgical Site Infections? (27 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
  • Skin Preparation and Technical Factors that May Influence Infection Risk in Surgery (20 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
  • Decolonization and Prophylaxis for S. Aureus (MRSA and MSSA) Infection Prevention in Surgical Patients (28 minutes) (E. Patchen Dellinger, MD, FACS University of Washington Seattle, WA)
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