Experts estimate that 60% of surgical site infections can be prevented when organizations adopt evidence-based practices that range from patient preparation, staff awareness, safe OR practices, proper surgical attire, management of instruments, and patient engagement . Learn about the key concepts to provide the safest surgical experience for your surgical patients.

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Judy Courtemanche

Hi, I’m Judy Courtemanche, Founder and former Presdient of Courtemanche & Associates

I have served healthcare for more than 4 decades as an administrator and nurse. I have worked in many healthcare settings and served in leadership, managerial, educational and nursing roles. I have worked in accreditation as a field surveyor, team leader and faculty for The Joint Commission. In addition, I have also served healthcare organizations and systems as a regulatory consultant and educator for over 25 years, troubleshooting and assisting physicians, leaders and staff to successfully overcome regulatory challenges through transformative education and creative solutions for difficult issues.

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Innovative Coaching Session: 1:1 With Our Accomplished Consultants
Innovative Coaching Session: 1:1 With Our Accomplished Consultants


To learn more about this topic schedule time with one of our subject experts. Sometimes those lingering questions and thoughts about how this applies in any situation can keep us awake at night. During this one hour session you will be able to ask detailed questions to gain in-depth knowledge, thoughts about specific concerns, and practical applications for your organization.

Cleaning and Disinfecting Surgical Instruments
Cleaning & Disinfecting Surgical Instruments


Techniques for Cleaning and Disinfecting Surgical Instrumentation


Moderate sedation is a must for providers and healthcare staff who provide procedures

Moderate Sedation Tracing

Moderates Sedation Essentials is a must for providers and healthcare staff who provide procedures for patients