Managing SSI - Understanding the evidence and research // Antimicrobial Stewardship
Thu, Jul 30, 2020
at 6:00 PM
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
Evidence based prevention of surgical site infection (18:00 - 18:30)
During this session there will be an overview of surgical site infections and the current evidence base to inform SSI prevention in clinical practice.
The key components of the talk will be:
Surgical site infections (SSI); their definition, diagnosis, frequency, causes and consequences
Evidence based practice - what it is and what it is not
The available evidence base that supports the current national and international clinical guidelines
Current evidence based interventions in SSI prevention
Exploration of the difficulties in producing and interpreting evidence in wound care
Antimicrobial Stewardship (18:30 - 19:00)
Professor Karen Ousey will discuss how COVID-19 has challenged all aspect of healthcare, including both recognition and management of serious acute bacterial infection and effective delivery of antimicrobial stewardship.
Evidence based prevention of surgical site infection
Director, Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention, University of Huddersfield
Karen is Professor of Skin Integrity and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention. She is also Visiting Professor in the School of Nursing, Faculty of Health at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia and...
Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Vascular Surgeon Hull York Medical School
George completed his BSc and medical degree at St George's Hospital in London before beginning his clinical career in posts on the south coast. He undertook his doctorate at the University of Hull where he was first exposed to clinical research...