Altapure’s Technology Achieves High Level Disinfection of N95 Safety Masks

Altapure, LLC, an innovative technology and manufacturing company dedicated to providing high-level disinfection products to medical and long-term care facilities, today announced new data evaluating two of its devices for the disinfection of personal protective...

MediCapture Launches TRS Pro Wireless Medical Tablet Recorder System

MediCapture announced that it is launching the TRS Pro, a new and convenient approach to how surgeries are recorded and managed. The first of its kind, TRS Pro comes with MediCapture’s advanced MVR medical video recorder and a wireless tablet that can be connected to...

Agreement Brings NomoLine Capnography, O3 Regional Oximetry to Select Patient Monitors

Masimo and Royal Philips announced that they have reinforced their partnership, whereby Philips will integrate additional Masimo measurement technologies into select IntelliVue MX-series multi-parameter monitors, to help clinicians assess cerebral oximetry and...

FDA Letter: Use Correct Cycle When Decontaminating Respirators with STERRAD Sterilization Systems

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds reprocessing staff in health care facilities to use the correct decontamination cycle associated with certain models of the Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) STERRAD Sterilization Systems and to only...

april, 2018

26apr2:00 pmStrategies For Reduction Of Surgical Site Infections

Event Details

  • Fill Out This Form To Watch the Webinar

This 60-minute webinar will feature Melanie A Burton, BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator. RN attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge on best practice in SSI prevention.

What attendees will learn:
1. How to identify intrinsic factors that contribute to SSI’s.
2. The significance of SSI’s.
3. How personnel factors contribute to SSI’s.
4. How environmental factors contribute to SSI’s
5. The interventions that protect the integrity of the sterile field.
6. The criteria of a back table cover.

About the Presenter: Melanie A Burton BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator.Melanie has been a PeriOperative Nurse since 1971, a member of AORN since 1980, and a CNOR since 1991. After retiring from Swedish Hospital in Seattle in 2010, she was a Travel Nurse working in different environments in Alaska, Idaho and Washington. She has been President of her Seattle Chapter, President of The Washington State Council of PeriOperative Nurses, member of the AORN Government Affairs Committee, member of AORN CEAC for five years and is the outgoing AORN Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly Council Chair. With a passion for excellence in safe patient care she was recruited by the TIDI Products company, that has the motto of “Supporting Caregivers and Preventing Infections”, to be a Nurse Technical Support Specialist, Consultant, and Nurse EducatorMelanie has presented, nationally, on numerous occasions, on the topic of infection prevention and the prevention of SSIs and has presented to the Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly at AORN Expo 2017 and 2018, on the subject of retirement.

 *MD Publishing takes every precaution to ensure accuracy of content; however, the information, opinions, and statements expressed in the webinars and advertisements herein are those of the writer and/or advertiser, and not those of our company. 


(Thursday) 2:00 pm


OR Today