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Credit CA:1.0

OR integration (ORI) systems are designed to simplify and streamline the OR by consolidating data, access to video, and controls for all devices through a central console, allowing perioperative personnel to perform many tasks efficiently, without needing to move around the OR, and while ensuring optimum patient safety.


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

During endoscopic procedures, video resolution and picture quality are critical for the surgeon to adequately examine the surgical area and identify abnormal tissue. This ebook reviews the evolution of endoscopic surgical instruments and the benefits of advanced technology that allow the healthcare team to provide efficient care to patients thereby reducing costs and improving outcomes.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This program traces the evolution of methods of surgical hemostasis, reviews the risk factors for perioperative bleeding, highlights the steps in the coagulation cascade, and details the properties, mechanisms of action, components, and safety considerations for several categories of hemostatic, sealant, and adhesive agents.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Heat discomfort experienced by OR team members can contribute to diminished workflow efficiency and barriers preventing optimal team collaboration. This continuing education activity will describe the unique challenges associated with heat in the operating room and how it affects the surgical team.


Credits CA:2.0

This program provides an overview of strategies to prevent CAUTIs, including appropriate indications for insertion of indwelling urinary catheters (IUC), alternatives to indwelling catheters, insertion and maintenance bundles, and antimicrobial stewardship measures.


Credits CA:2.0

Both tube dislodgement and medical device-related pressure injuries can lead to significant morbidity and mortality for the patient and potential legal and financial risks for healthcare organizations. This learning activity will outline the incidence, complications, and costs of unplanned extubation and medical device-related pressure injuries.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

An overview of the types of chest drains, indications for effective use and key management factors will be described. The safe and effective use of chest drainage systems will be discussed so that nurses can provide high quality care for their patients to achieve optimal care outcomes.


Credits CA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0, IAHCSM:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This continuing education activity will describe the structural differences between rigid and flexible endoscopes as well as surgical uses for both types of endoscopes. Additionally, the steps for cleaning and the Spaulding Classification System will be discussed as a basis for determining the appropriate sterilization method for flexible and rigid endoscopes.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

In 2018 the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and in 2017 the American College of Cardiology (ACC) in partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA) and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released guidelines focused upon the diagnosis and treatment of syncope. This course reviews the step-by-step approach outlined in the guidelines that should be performed for syncope patients of unexplained cause or cardiac-suspected syncope, including best-yield testing and the use of newer technology to detect cardiac-caused syncope.


Credits CRCE:2.0

Both tube dislodgement and medical device-related pressure injuries can lead to significant morbidity and mortality for the patient and potential legal and financial risks for healthcare organizations. This learning activity will outline the incidence, complications, and costs of unplanned extubation and medical device-related pressure injuries.


Credit CA:1.0

Benchmarking is a powerful management tool used as a point of reference and a way of measuring and comparing services within and/or outside the healthcare system. In this program you'll discover how benchmarking can help establish best practices, identify quality gaps, and help to improve efficiency, patient care and satisfaction, and financial outcomes.


Credit CA:2.0

A life-quake is a massive life change that reshapes our lives with aftershocks that can last for years, like COVID-19. In this program, we consider how this life quake has changed the perioperative nursing workforce and nurse leaders. Tools and strategies for staff recruitment, retention, nurse wellbeing, and rebuilding teams will be discussed.


Credit ASRT:1.5

The increased need to navigate to areas impossible to locate through touch, and an increased focus on oncoplastic approaches, have led to the development of several wire-free localization techniques that alleviate some of the evidence-based disadvantages of wire-guided localization. This program aims to educate a broader audience on the latest localization techniques for breast conservation surgery with a specific focus on Radar Localization.


Credit CA:2.0 NCCT: 2.0

This continuing education program will discuss the best practices around leveling and monitoring, challenges associated with external ventricular drain (EVD) therapy, and how evidence-based practices may impact patient outcomes.


Credit CA:1.0

Learn how to identify the key members of your robotics steering committee, how to align them with your hospital’s goals, and how to create ownership in driving toward future growth.


Credit CA:1.0

Review advanced treatment strategies for the management of venous leg ulcers (VLUs) including maintaining an optimal environment for wound healing and the benefits of compression therapy to reduce pain, facilitate healing and prevent recurrence.


Credit CA:1.0

Specific content in this program includes the importance of time and distance in efficacy, safety questions regarding mercury and ozone, as well as key considerations for UV lamps. The goal of this webinar is to help healthcare professionals achieve better patient outcomes by providing a deeper understanding of UV room disinfection.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Management of bleeding is an important part of any invasive procedure, and a wide variety of topical adjunctive hemostatic agents are available to supplement the surgeon’s application of conventional approaches to this critical outcome. This course begins with a description of the components of whole blood and the natural process of hemostasis, followed by an explanation of where topical hemostats act within this sequence of events.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This continuing education activity will review the significance of irrigation fluid management, including the clinical care implications related to the use of irrigation fluid throughout the patient’s perioperative journey. The clinical team members’ roles related to irrigation fluid management will be outlined and the complications associated with the use of irrigation during a procedure will be reviewed.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

The scope of this education activity will be limited to continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) to provide more in-depth coverage of differentiating between available options, best practices for glucose control, barriers to adoption, costs, benefits, and key issues related to reimbursement.

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