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patients from harm, but also provides nurses with opportunities to become better leaders. "They've taken ownership in our infection pre- vention efforts and have developed skills that will help further their careers," says Ms. Burwell. Her staff's dedication to infection prevention and ownership in the efforts to reduce SSIs has them constantly looking for ways to improve how they protect patients from harm. It took plenty of work to get to zero infections, and it will take plenty more to keep the rate from climbing again. Ms. Burwell knows her team is up for the chal- lenge. "Our accomplishment was achieved through the collaboration and dedication of our entire staff and physicians," she says. "They strive daily to provide excellent care for our patients." OSM 8 4 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • S E P T E M B E R 2 0 1 8

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