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Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

All patients and members of the perioperative team deserve to be protected from the byproducts of surgical smoke and the potential complications that can follow. The decision about whether to evacuate surgical smoke is often left up to the surgeon’s discretion. But consistently using smoke evacuation equipment in the perioperative environment creates a safer environment for all.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

The scope of this education activity will address the physiologic effects of different types of diabetes and the means of controlling diabetes to protect a person from diabetic complications and provide quality of life through treatment support.


Credit CA:2.0; NCCT:2.0

These educational videos serve as a comprehensive guide, aiming to instruct learners in the precise identification and assessment of critical veins within the lower extremities through ultrasound techniques. The focus encompasses locating not only the distal great saphenous vein and the posterior accessory saphenous vein but also intricately mapping perforator veins and other vital vascular pathways.


Credit CA:1.0

Understand what data from your robotics program you need to collect to resonate with your executives, how to analyze data to address change management initiatives, and learn which real-time reports can help your team make evidence-based decisions for your program.


Credits CA:2.0

Early mobilization is a key component for optimizing patient outcomes in the ICU. A standardized progressive mobility protocol provides an outline to develop and implement evidence-based interventions that will improve patient mobilization safely and effectively.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Apheresis is a procedure with significant physiologic outcomes, so the care of TA patients requires knowledge and skill of leading practices and innovative devices. This educational activity discusses the rationale for TA procedures and the nursing considerations in the delivery of apheresis care. Access methods will be reviewed along with the risks and adverse events associated with vascular access procedures.


Credit CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This continuing education activity will provide a historical review of the evolution of the use of surgical gloves as a protective barrier. The impact of occupational exposure on healthcare workers will be presented. The implications of double gloving in the surgical practice setting will be discussed, including approaches to implement a change in practice and the identification of perceived barriers.


Credit CA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0, IAHCSM:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This continuing education focuses on what is required to maintain the sterile barrier. Although all types of packaging systems are discussed, the primary focus is on wrap and rigid sterilization containers and how to maintain them. Pre-purchase evaluation, use, between use care and maintenance, preventive maintenance and storage are covered.


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

This continuing education program will examine the potential benefits of using an instrument management system to facilitate instrument optimization, organization, and manual count confirmation through a series of visual, mechanical, and educational aids incorporated into the design.


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

This ebook reviews sterility assurance with a focus on packaging. It includes a brief overview of the impact of surgical site infections, key criteria for the appropriate selection and use of packaging materials, types of sterilization wraps, and the various professional guidelines for best practices related to packaging.


Credit CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0, AAPC:2.0, CCM:2.0

The purpose of this continuing nursing education activity is to provide a review of the role of drug delivery following FESS in optimizing patient outcomes. An overview of the anatomy and physiology of the paranasal sinuses, followed by the clinical implications of CRS, will be presented. The care pathway for CRS patients will be outlined, including the indications for FESS and the clinical considerations related to continued medical therapy.


Credit ASRT:0.25

These educational videos serve as a comprehensive guide, aiming to instruct learners in the precise identification and assessment of critical veins within the lower extremities through ultrasound techniques. The focus encompasses locating not only the distal great saphenous vein and the posterior accessory saphenous vein but also intricately mapping perforator veins and other vital vascular pathways.


Credit ASRT:1.25

This program explains why the accurate detection of atrial fibrillation (AF) is so important. Symptoms of and risk factors for AF are outlined, and methods of detecting it are described, including short-term (up to 30 days) and long-term (up to 4.5 years) cardiac monitoring.


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 CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This learning activity will focus on the stages of peripheral artery disease, best medical treatment options based on current guidelines, and various endovascular and surgical revascularization techniques, such as stenting, atherectomy, and thrombectomy.


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.

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