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6 8 • 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 7 A fter working the 3:00 to 11:30 p.m. off shift in the operating room at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., for 32 years, Tracy Haberkorn, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR, went part-time and got a new title 6 years ago: epidemiology coordinator of sur- SSI PREVENTION A late career switch stamping out surgical site infections. A Bridge Between Infection Prevention and the OR Tracy Haberkorn, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR • PICKIES Advocate Christ Medical Center stores an inventory of peel pouches ("pickies") in the ORs for those single instruments that are likely to be flash-sterilized. Sponsored by

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