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AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders
CA California Board of Registered Nurses
CBSPD Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution, Inc.
CCMC Commission for Case Manager Certification
CRCE Continuing Respiratory Care Education
HSPA (formerly IAHCSMM) Healthcare Sterile Processing Association
NCCT National Center for Competency Testing
ASRT American Society of Radiologic Technologists

 

122 Results for CA

Credits CA:1.0

Learn how to manage the logistics of block scheduling and how to maintain efficient workflows for robotic surgeries by leveraging data and best scheduling practices. You’ll gain valuable tips for making strategic decisions around block release and using open time, with the end goal of reaching your program’s peak potential.


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

Preventing disease transmission is a major concern for all members of the perioperative team. This continuing education activity discusses the triangle of concern presented by bacterial penetration of barrier fabrics (ie, surgical gowns, face masks, and sterilization wraps) through forced air currents and its implications for the perioperative nurse.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Learn about updated guidance for the prevention of the transmission of CRE (arbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae) and related superbugs during gastrointestinal endoscopy and new standards of practice regarding infection prevention and control in the GI endoscopic setting.


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

This continuing education activity will provide a review of the key criteria for evaluating the performance of surgical fabrics. The critical traits of quality surgical fabrics will be outlined, including a discussion of their clinical significance in the perioperative practice setting, with a focus on linting and barrier protection.


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:2.5

This activity-based program reinforces knowledge of key concepts to help patients stay on PD therapy.


Credit CA:4.5

This education activity continues to explore important concepts and principles of PD therapy for the nurse learner. Review the essential techniques for preparing and completing a PD exchange as well as other key procedures. Take an in-depth look at tools and support that will enable your patients to integrate home life with PD.


Credit CA:3.5

Key characteristics of successful Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) nurses are those nurses that are knowledgeable, confident, efficient, organized and dedicated experts in PD therapy. This education activity offers a comprehensive approach for nurses who want to embark on a PD learning journey. Find out what PD is and how it works, including strategies to develop a structured PD patient training program, based on the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD) syllabus.


Credits CA:1.0, NCCT:1.0

Safe patient handling when positioning a patient is not only important for staff safety as it is for patient safety through the appropriate use of equipment and ergonomics. This course will review best practices for safe patient handling, a culture of safety, and proper ergonomics while positioning a patient in the operating room and how to mitigate occupational injury.


Credits CA:1.0

In dynamic healthcare facilities, high-touch shared equipment, including keyboards, Workstations on Wheels (WOWs), mobile tablets and smartphones, are contaminated and potential vectors for microbial transmission between users. Given the fast, daily pace in any healthcare environment, it can be challenging to effectively clean and disinfect these objects between uses by multiple team members – and do so without damaging the surfaces.


Credits CA:1.0

What does it take to minimize turnover times and maximize caseload efficiency in bariatric surgical cases using flip rooms? In this eLearning course you’ll gain strategies and insights that include: staffing considerations, collaboration between pre-op and PACU teams, and innovative scheduling practices that foster workflow efficiencies.


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:2.0, NCCT:2.0, HSPA:2.0, CBSPD:2.0

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (LC) is the go-to treatment for gallstones and other gallbladder diseases. This learning activity will discuss the incidence and prevalence of symptomatic gallstones, the key surgical techniques established to ensure safe gallbladder removal, and the critical safety aspects and activities for laparoscopic instrument reprocessing and surgical supplies—such as cystic duct clips—that help every LC patient avoid complications and experience an optimal postoperative outcome.


Credits CA:2.0; NCCT:2.0

Hybrid operating rooms (OR) combine the traditional OR with an image guided interventional suite allowing for a broader range of cases. This learning activity will discuss the design considerations when building a new hybrid OR, the equipment that may be included, types of emerging procedures that may be performed in the OR, and the benefits and challenges associated.


Credit CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

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 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, CCM:2.0

Explore different types of ostomies and the components used for pouching systems. You'll learn about the role of the interprofessional team while emphasizing best practices for ostomy management.


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.


Credits CA:1.0

Bullying leaves nasty fingerprints on individuals, healthcare organizations, the nursing profession, and patients. Its mark is damaging and long lasting. Leaders, therefore, have a responsibility to do their part to stop the cycle of bullying and incivility. In this keynote presentation leaders will learn practical tools and strategies they can immediately implement to address workplace violence, bullying, and incivility within the healthcare environment. When leaders are equipped to address disruptive behaviors, employees stay, and patients achieve better outcomes.


Credits CA:2.0

Nurses and clinical leaders should understand the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and strategies for creating a culture where employees and patients feel respected and valued in healthcare. This continuing education activity will provide nurses and clinical leaders with an overview of DEI and key strategies to foster a culture of inclusion for patients and employees.

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