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This 60-minute webinar will feature Anna Cypert, 3M Health Care Clinical Specialist. Join Anna as she discusses how patient preparation is fundamental to the prevention of surgical site infections by examining the CDC’s conceptual formula for SSI Risk in relation to patient and process variables.

About the Presenter: Anna Cypert , BSN, RN, is a Clinical Specialist with 3M Infection Prevention Division and has been a nurse for over 20 years. She began her nursing career as a LVN, then an RN; going on to earn a BSN from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Prior to working for 3M, Anna worked for the Memorial Hermann Hospital System in Houston, Texas. At Memorial Hermann, Anna provided direct care to patients in an acute-care setting. The areas Anna provided patient care included Preop/PACU, ICU, Maternal/Newborn, Plastic Surgery, and General Surgery. Anna is working towards a CIC (Infection Prevention Certification) focusing on nurse-to-nurse/clinician education committed to reducing the risks of surgical site infections and promoting positive and measurable clinical outcomes.

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