Reducing Surgical Wound Infections in Colon and Rectal Surgery (PtS)
This session has been identified and designated as Credit to Address Regulatory Mandate for Patient Safety.
The ability to reduce surgical wound infections after colorectal surgery has been demonstrated using a concerted “bundle” of initiatives. This session will outline the problem and why it matters. Then tips will be given regarding how to set up and implement a “bundle” for your hospital.
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Philadelphia, PA
- Defining Surgical Site Infections (SSI): Why Should I Care?
Traci L. Hedrick, MD, FACS, FACRS, Charlottesville, VA
- SSI Bundles: Do I Need All This?
Emre Gorgun, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Cleveland, OH
- Results: Does This Make a Difference?
Elizabeth C. Wick, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA
- Constructing a Program: How to Get Started at Your Institution
Christopher R. Mantyh, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Durham, NC
- Practicing surgeons
- Apply new knowledge and ideas to improve their surgical practice
- Adapt concepts and quality measures in support of research advancements
- Enhance the quality of patient care
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In accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, the American College of Surgeons must ensure that anyone in a position to control the content of the educational activity (planners and speakers/authors/discussants/moderators) has disclosed all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. For additional information, please visit the ACCME website: http://www.accme.org/requirements/accreditation-requirements-cme-providers/policies-and-definitions/financial-relationships-and-conflicts-interest
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Faculty and Disclosures
Najjia N. Mahmoud, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Philadelphia, PA - No Disclosures
Traci L. Hedrick, MD, FACS, FACRS, Charlottesville, VA - No Disclosures
Emre Gorgun, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Cleveland, OH - No Disclosures
Elizabeth C. Wick, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - No Disclosures
Christopher R. Mantyh, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Durham, NC - No Disclosures
Program Committee and Disclosures
CHAIR: Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, FACS, FAAP, FRCSEng(Hon), Miami, FL - No Disclosures
VICE-CHAIR: David T. Cooke, MD, FACS, Sacramento, CA - No Disclosures
David C. Borgstrom, MD, FACS, Morgantown, WV - No Disclosures
Daniel L. Dent, MD, FACS, San Antonio, TX - No Disclosures
Roger R. Dmochowski, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - Allergen: Honoraria: Consultant
Audra A. Duncan, MD, FACS, London, ON - No Disclosures
Mariam F. Eskander, MD, Boston, MA - No Disclosures
Paula Ferrada, MD, FACS, Richmond, VA - No Disclosures
Neil H. Hyman, MD, FACS, Chicago, IL - No Disclosures
Martin S. Karpeh, Jr., MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Kenneth W. Sharp, MD, FACS, Nashville, TN - No Disclosures
David A. Spain, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Mary T. Hawn, MD, FACS, Stanford, CA - No Disclosures
Daniel M. Herron, MD, FACS, FASBMS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Barbara Lee Bass, MD, FACS, FRCS(Hon), Houston, TX - No Disclosures
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS, San Francisco, CA - No Disclosures
B. J. Hancock, MD, FACS, FRCSC, Winnipeg, MB - No Disclosures
Ronald V. Maier, MD, FACS, FRCSEd(Hon), Seattle, WA - No Disclosures
Valerie W. Rusch, MD, FACS, New York, NY - No Disclosures
Note: Residents will receive a Certificate of Completion.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 Certificate of Completion
- 1.50 Self Assessment Credit