Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinar

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.

Laparoscopic Principles and Techniques, Session #1

January 16, 2018
4 pm (PT); 5 pm (MT); 6 pm (CT); 7 pm (ET),

Presented by the RNFA Specialty Assembly

The role of first-assisting on laparoscopic surgery is challenging and rewarding. Expertise as an assistant requires an understanding of laparoscopic principles and techniques, as well as interventions and subtle adjustments that augments the surgeon and contribute to the smooth flow of the surgical procedure.

Please note – To fully understand the content of this webinar, please make sure to register and attend Laparoscopic Principles and Techniques Session #2

Objectives

  • The RNFA will gain an understanding of general laparoscopic principles
  • The RNFA will increase knowledge of laparoscopic exposure techniques

Credit Hours

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


Guideline Update: High-Level Disinfection

January 24, 2018
9am (PT); 10am (MT); 11am (CT); 12pm (ET),

Overview

Failure to correctly perform high-level disinfection can lead to transmission of pathogens via contaminated medical devices. Healthcare personnel can implement interventions for safe and effective high-level disinfection of reusable semicritical items, preventing injury to both patients and personnel. This webinar will review the recently updated AORN Guideline for Mechanical Chemical High-Level Disinfection.

Objectives

  • Discuss recent revisions in the AORN Guideline for Mechanical Chemical High-Level Disinfection.
  • Describe the evidence related to high-level disinfection.

Speaker

Amber Wood, MSN, RN, CNOR, CIC, FAPIC

Credit Hours

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


Decreasing Traffic in the OR

January 30, 2018
1pm (PT); 2pm (MT); 3pm (CT); 4pm (ET),

Overview

The webinar will discuss how the number of persons in the OR and procedural suites, and the number of door openings can affect the air contamination rate in the OR and procedural suites. The presenters will provide guidance on how to monitor and decrease traffic and door openings in the OR and procedural suites.

Objectives

  • Describe how the number of personnel in the OR and procedural suites and door openings may affect the rate of surgical site infections.
  • Discuss objective measuring tools (eg, door counters) to monitor traffic and door openings in the OR and procedural suites.
  • Discuss strategies (eg, supply storage & delivery) to reduce traffic and decrease the number of door openings in the OR and procedural suites.

Speakers

David W. Comer, RN, BSN, CNOR and Trudy Kenyon, MSN, RN, CNOR

Credit Hours

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


Laparoscopic Principles and Techniques, Session #2

February 13, 2018
4 pm (PT); 5 pm (MT); 6 pm (CT); 7 pm (ET),

Presented by the RNFA Specialty Assembly

The role of first-assisting on laparoscopic surgery is challenging and rewarding. Expertise as an assistant requires an understanding of laparoscopic principles and techniques, as well as interventions and subtle adjustments that augments the surgeon and contribute to the smooth flow of the surgical procedure.

Please Note – To understand the content of this webinar, please register and attend Laparoscopic Principles and Techniques Session #1 first.

Objectives

  • The RNFA will gain knowledge of intraoperative role
  • The RNFA will gain a brief exposure to assisting principles for different laparoscopic procedures

Credit Hours

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


Price: Free