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APIC 2019 Annual Conference

Updated: Jun 26, 2019

June 14, 2019 l Philadelphia, PA, USA

3308 - SSI Monitoring and Prevention in Low- and Middle-income Settings

SSIs are among the most common HAIs globally. In this session, experts will describe experiences and novel strategies for monitoring and prevention of SSI in a variety of low- and middle-income settings.

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Learning Objectives:

  • Identify feasible approaches for SSI surveillance in healthcare settings with profound resource constraints and structural limitations.

  • Describe evidence-based practices shown to decrease SSI risk and discuss implementation in challenging global contexts.

  • Understand a variety of approaches to SSI monitoring and prevention tried in low- and middle-income settings.


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