Surgical wound closure is a critical factor in preventing surgical site infection (SSI) and optimal healing. Advanced wound closure techniques and devices can replace traditional methods to help reduce time in the operating room, promote wound healing, and increase patient satisfaction during recovery. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of subject matter experts during a live Q&A session.
• Describe the wound healing process
• Identify factors that interfere with wound healing
• Discuss advanced wound closure techniques and devices to promote efficiency during the procedure, optimize wound healing, and enhance the patient experience
California Board of Registered Nursing
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses is provider-approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 13019 for 1 contact hour.
Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC, AORN Senior Perioperative Practice Specialist
Rachel Ghoens, Zip Brand Manager, Stryker