ExpiresNovember 1, 2021
Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Company (LAMMICO)
Surgical site infections (SSIs) are a frequent cause of morbidity and even mortality following surgical procedures. Current estimates are that 40% to 60% of these infections that are preventable. This educational activity will review the current SSI prevention guidelines and how to develop a bundled intervention to reduce surgical site infections in your organization.
ABMS Member Board Approvals by Type
ABMS MOC Part II CME Activity
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NOTE: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement. Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
1. Evaluate individual clinical practice for compliance with current recommendations to prevent surgical site infections.
2. Formulate a plan of action to partner with other healthcare professionals to identify modifications to current practices that could be added or enhanced to reduce surgical site infections in your facility.
3. Identify bundle components applicable to your organization to reduce surgical site infections.
SSI, Infection Prevention, Surgical Site Infection
Patient Care & Procedural Skills, Practice-based Learning & Improvement, Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
CME Credit Type
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Academic Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient, Physician Executives, Rural, Urban, VA/Military