Grand Rounds - June 7, 2024  
"Surgical Site Infections"

Speaker: Clinton Coil, MD, MPH, FACEP. Chief Quality Officer, Associate Medical Director for Quality and Safety, LA County Harbor‐UCLA Medical Center; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.




  1. Define surgical site infection (SSI) and identify risk factors for SSI in general and Pacemaker surgery.
  2. Describe the components of prevention bundles to decrease SSI.
  3. Review examples of programs that successfully reduced SSI.

Accreditation: St. Charles Health System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. St. Charles Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

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Target Audience: Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals

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