Post-operative dressings are a vital part of the healing process to prevent exogenous contamination and potential for infection. Surgical care should include how the operative incision will be protected in the post-op period. Optimizing post-operative dressing change protocols and procedures leads to reduced variation with standardization. This webinar will describe risk factors that lead to surgical site infections, the financial burden as a result of lack of standardization and the importance of establishing a post-operative group to develop dressing protocols and procedures with input from surgeons and other members of the perioperative team.
Live Air Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021 Length: 90 Minutes