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Sign up for one of our upcoming webinars, designed especially for perioperative professionals. Can't make it to a live webinar? Register for the replay after the event and watch at your convenience. Webinar recordings are available two business days after the live webinar.

Webinars specific to the Ambulatory Surgery Division and the Center for Nursing Leadership are also available. 


Surgical Fire Prevention and Management

Speaker: Mark E. Bruley, CCE

Date: September 30, 2015
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: This webinar will present the most-up-to-date information on Surgical Fire Prevention and Management for all settings where operative and invasive procedures occur, which include ambulatory surgery centers, hospital surgical suites, procedural suites, and office settings.  Practice advisories, clinical recommendations and recent publications by Joint Commission, ASA, AORN, PA Patient Safety Authority, and ECRI Institute will be presented.  

 Objectives: 

  • Identify surgical devices, materials, and fluids can burn and how they are ignited, including the enhanced hazards of oxygen enrichment under surgical drapes.
  • Describe the clinical recommendations on how to minimize the chance of a surgical fire.
  • Discuss how to extinguish a burning surgical patient and appropriate type and use of fire extinguishers in the OR.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

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The ABC’s of Chest Tube Management

Speaker: Angela Muzzy, RN, MSN, CCRN, CNS-BC

Date: October 14, 2015
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: With the increasing complexity and acuity of today’s patients, the management of chest tubes has become more prevalent for the perioperative nurse. This program will provide an overview of caring for the patient with chest tubes - from anatomy and physiology to immediate actions for any possible unexpected complications.

Objectives: 

  • Review the anatomy & physiology of the chest cavity, the mechanics of breathing and their relationship to chest drainage.
  • Identify the indications and the variety of chest tubes and drains.
  • Describe chest tube care, maintenance and interventions to include immediate actions when necessary.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

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Music Therapy in Pediatrics

Speaker: Kathleen Humphries, MA, MT-BC, NICU-MT

Date: October 21, 2015
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: Learn about the benefits and types of interventions used within music therapy in NICU and pediatric patients. 

Objectives: 

  • Describe the role of a music therapist caring for pediatric surgical patients.
  • Describe the benefits of music therapy as an intervention for treating pain and anxiety in pediatric patients and their families. 

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

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Use AORN’s Guideline to Prevent Hypothermia

Speaker: Byron L. Burlingame, MS, RN, CNOR

Date: October 28, 2015
Time: 1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET)

Overview: This webinar will cover the complications related to the patient becoming hypothermic in the perioperative setting. The methods for temperature measurement and monitoring will also be discussed. The webinar will close with a review of the evidence on selecting a method for preventing hypothermia.  

Objectives: 

  • List 5 contributing factors for hypothermia.
  • List 5 potential complications related to hypothermia
  • Describe when and how to measure a patient’s temperature.
  • Describe three methods of preventing hypothermia and when to use them.

This webinar will award one (1.0) CH after evaluation completion.

Members: Free
Non-members: Free + $10 evaluation

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