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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a study of SSI risk factors for patients undergoing neurosurgical spinal surgery and the development of a risk assessment tool based on the findings.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Describe the literature review and the current study.
  2. Identify the results of the study and discuss the development of the risk assessment tool.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ORN0515A
Published: May 2015
Expires: 6/3/2022
Sources: OR Nurse 2015
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Jennifer L. Fencl, DNP, RN, CNS-BC, CNOR; Felecia G. Wood, PhD, RN, CNL; Sat Gupta, PhD; Vangela Swofford, BSN, RN, ASQ-CSSBB, CPHQ; Melissa Morgan, BSN, RN, CIC; Debbie Green, DNP, RN, CENP