Date of Graduation

Summer 8-10-2018

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts in Human Resources and Organization Development


School of Nursing and Health Professions


Physical Education


Surgical Site Infections are a common hospital acquired disease. The prevention of Surgical Site Infection at a metropolitan pediatric hospital was lacking thorough education on how to prevent Surgical Site Infections. Literature was used to support this educational program with evidence based practices. To further reduce Surgical Site Infections education played a key role. Most importantly the distribution of education is what this educational program aimed toward supporting. In order to optimize patient outcomes through the use of our educational program literacy requirements must be me. Using this information our team constructed educational pamphlets that would help empower patients so that optimal outcomes are met. In order to measure how effective our educational program was an audit tool was constructed and distributed to analyze the compliance of Surgical Site Infection Protocols.

SSI POSTER.pdf (275 kB)