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Credit CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is considered a leading cause of disability and pain worldwide with an economic burden on the United States (US) health system of up to $100 billion every year. This educational activity will help learners achieve a greater understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of vertebrogenic LBP.


Credit CA:2.0; NCCT:2.0; CBSPD:2.0; HSPA:2.0

Guidelines for the care and maintenance of surgical instruments are provided, along with recommendations for the proper handling of these items. Methods for the decontamination, sterilization, and high-level disinfection of surgical instruments are discussed in detail.


Credit CA:1.0; NCCT:1.0; CBSPD:1.0; HSPA:1.0

This educational activity will review the essential concepts and role of perioperative personnel in IUSS as it applies to surgical instruments. Industry leading standards and guidelines will be discussed and key practices for adherence to evidence-based practices will be explained.


Credit ASRT:1.5

Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is considered a leading cause of disability and pain worldwide with an economic burden on the United States (US) health system of up to $100 billion every year. This educational activity will help learners achieve a greater understanding of the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of vertebrogenic LBP.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Understanding the evidence for protective surgical glove use and hand health is a critical role for perioperative professionals. An overview of the trends in best practice for optimal surgical glove use will be discussed as well as the requirements and evidence-based practices that support these practice trends. Key activities perioperative nurses and other professionals should engage in to promote correct surgical glove use and hand health will also be discussed.


Credits CA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0, HSPA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This continuing education activity will provide an overview of the clinical considerations related to proper care and handling of surgical instrumentation to protect their overall health, reduce the risk of infection, and subsequently promote safe patient care.


Credit CA:1.0

Uncover the importance of a dedicated robotics coordinator’s role in an efficient robotics team, and how to contain costs through efficiency measures. You’ll leave with Monday morning solutions that you can implement right away.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

The perioperative nurse is responsible for collaborating with team members to ensure the safety of the patient as well as colleagues during the positioning process. This program focuses on correct patient positioning to avoid patient injury to the respiratory, circulatory, neuromuscular, and integumentary systems.


Credit CA:1.0

Learn how to assess each individual patient and implement risk assessment tools and evaluate the best support surfaces to prevent pressure injuries for characteristics such as ease-of-use, evidence-based best practices, and ability to allow for tissue reperfusion.


Credit CA:1.0

Interoperability of medical devices, software, EHR, and caregiver personas remain one of the biggest challenges facing organizations today. This session will describe how advocacy for interoperability in the OR is necessary to improve patient safety, care equality, and outcomes, while reducing clinician burden and waste.


Credits CA:1.0

Imagine the ability to combine robotic diagnostic imaging and surgical intervention capabilities in one anesthetic episode. This educational activity will share learnings and best practices on how to create a team culture that facilitates a safe and efficient workstream in a hybrid operating room.


Credits CA:1.0

Gain fresh ideas around training and team engagement from a research group who investigated the effects of game-based educational competitions on improvement of the technical and non-technical skills within a robotic-assisted surgery team. Hear how introducing gamification into your robotics team training can reinforce skill acquisition and learn how this training method helps provide your staff with a greater appreciation for their teammates and improves communication between OR staff.


Credits: CA:1.0, AEU:1.0

Experts predict a shortfall of 18 to 20 million healthcare workers by 2030, which constitutes a developing public health crisis that demands an urgent response. Do your part to address nationwide staffing issues with tips for ramping up recruitment and retention efforts in your facility.


1 CH, 1 AEU, 1 IPCH

Global supply chain issues continue to create shortages of critical supplies, drugs and devices. Making sure surgical team members have the resources they need to do their jobs effectively and safely requires purchasing strategies that keep supply room shelves full. This presentation offers how-to tips from an in-the-know expert on monitoring supply-side issues, stocking up on necessary items and implementing proactive ordering practices from a diverse group of suppliers — as well as plenty of creative ways to find the supplies you need.


Supported by Center for Perioperative Leadership

At this edition of Leader Exchange, a panel of trusted periop leaders will share their expertise on how to engage, invigorate, and better prepare the preceptor.


Supported by Center for Perioperative Leadership

Peer-to-peer and hierarchical incivility and bullying inside surgical departments is more pervasive now than ever before. This panel discussion will provide an increased awareness of how these behaviors manifest, tools and tactics to address, and how leaders can turn the tide inside their department.


Supported by Center for Perioperative Leadership

The evolution of supply chain demands in the surgical suite over the past four years has reshaped the way leaders think about purchasing processes and decisions. See how this diverse panel of perioperative leaders has changed the way they approach supply chain at their facilities.


Supported by Center for Perioperative Leadership

There’s no doubt generational differences impact workplace dynamics, and as a leader these dynamics can be difficult to understand and manage. This session looks at each generation to understand their unique perspectives while providing actionable strategies to bridge gaps and enhance collaboration.


Supported by Center for Perioperative Leadership

Gen Z Who? Despite being often grouped with Millennials, Gen Z is a unique cohort with distinct values, communication preferences, and expectations regarding work. Gain key insights around integrating Gen Z into your team, adjusting your management tactics, and tactics to help you lead a multigenerational workforce.


Credits: CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Through greater awareness of what the hazards are specific to clinical alarms, what the evidence-based guidance is to mitigate these risks, and the roles each healthcare professional plays in improving clinical alarm management, teams can collaborate to develop solutions toward optimizing alarms in practice to achieve patient safety and staff wellbeing.

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