• Dr. Franklin Dexter

    Join us on May 11 at 12PM CST

    Healthcare associated infections (HAI) - specifically surgical site infections (SSI) - continue to be an area of concern and focus to reduce patient risk and improve outcomes following surgical procedures. This webinar reviews current and innovative surveillance strategies and interventions that offer opportunities to control patient risk.

    About the Speaker

    Dr. Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD, FASA

    During the past 28 years, Franklin Dexter, MD, PhD FASA, and his colleagues have developed and improved upon the science of anesthesia group and operating room management. Dr. Dexter completed a Sc.B. in Applied Mathematics and Biology with Honors from Brown University; Master’s Degree and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, with specialization in biomathematics, from Case Western Reserve University; M.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine; and Anesthesiology residency at the University of Iowa. He is Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Iowa. He has given more than 185 invited presentations in the United States and abroad and has published more than 625 papers in the fields of operating room management and anesthesia.

    Webinar Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the most updated HAI/SSI surveillance and guidelines for optimization of infection control and operating room practices
    • Review current evidence-based approaches to reduce perioperative transmission of microorganisms that are associated with HAIs, including SSIs
    • Examine different perspectives on what we have under control such as: OR environment, personnel and innovative solutions
    • Discuss clinical and economic evidence for better patient outcomes

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