Association Between Nutritional Risk and the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections
This program was recorded during the "Decreasing the Incidence of Surgical Site Infection - The Patient Journey" Virtual Symposium. If you claimed credit for the live program, you cannot claim credit for this enduring program.
Casey Thomas, DO, FACS, FACOS
Chief Medical Officer
The Surgicalist Group
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This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, and physician assistants in plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, and podiatry.
After participating in this activity, learners should be better able to:
- Examine the evidence on the role of poor nutritional status as a risk factor for SSI
- Develop strategies to identify patients at nutritional risk
- Employ interventions to prevent both SSI and nutritional risk among surgical patients
To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to complete the evaluation and print a certificate or other documentation of credit.
Release Date: May 7, 2021
Expiration Date: November 30, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.00 hour
There is no fee associated with this activity.
NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported "Association Between Nutritional Risk and the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: 3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division
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The faculty has reported the following:
Dr. Thomas: Consultant and Speakers' Bureau—Lifecell; Medical Advisor—3M Healthcare Medical Solution's Division
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
Dr. Federman has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, CA
Ms. Seaman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).
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