Journal Club – Intraoperative and Postoperative Infection Prevention
Journal Club is designed to give participants experience with appraising current literature and identifying best practice based on research.
This course is open to anyone interested in the topic.
The learner will be able to:
- Critique the journal article by identifying the purpose, design, results, and limitations of this study
- Identify the risks of surgical site infections
- Confirm the intraoperative and postoperative strategies to decrease surgical site infections and periprosthetic joint infections
Angela Trimpey, BSN, RN, CNOR
Senior Professional Staff Nurse II
UPMC St. Margaret
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC. Other healthcare professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance