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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

 

62 Results for Ambulatory

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

As more elective procedures are shifting to ambulatory surgery and endoscopy centers, these facilities are tasked with reprocessing an increasing volume of reusable medical devices, while adhering to the same regulations and standards as larger healthcare facilities. This program discusses how to meet these challenges and ensure devices are properly cleaned and disinfected.


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

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 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.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

This course will review the primary types of PPE used in any healthcare setting, the hazards PPE is designed to protect against, and the criteria that must be considered when selecting PPE. Regulatory requirements for PPE use are discussed and case studies provide real-world applications of PPE to illustrate the implications associated with correct versus incorrect use of PPE in all healthcare settings.


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: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.


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.


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.


Credits CA:2.0, NCCT:2.0

Gloves are a common medical device used as barrier protection in the medical field. This continuing education discusses how latex surgical gloves are being replaced with synthetic alternatives to create latex-safe environments.


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

Because there are various types of detergents available today, all personnel involved in the care and cleaning of surgical instruments must be knowledgeable about these agents and the proper instrument cleaning process. This continuing education activity will provide a review of the key considerations related to the selection and use of detergents and disinfectants for instrument cleaning.


No Credit

Patient lifts play a crucial role in healthcare settings, assisting in the safe transfer of patients from one place to another, such as from a bed to a wheelchair. Explore the use of the Viking lift to assist in caring and supporting your patients. Every day, you tailor care and support for each of your unique patients.


No credit

Learn how to use the Sabina Sit-to-Stand Patient left. The Sabina Sit-to-Stand Patient Lift helps you transfer patients to and from the bed, chair, and toilet by lifting them from sitting to a standing position.


No Credit

As part of a safe patient handling and mobility program, overhead lifts can help you mobilize patients earlier and often — and help mitigate complications from immobility. This ceiling mounted patient lift can help improve patient outcomes - including few falls and shorter lengths of stay in the hospital/ICU.


No Credit

Explore the use of the Likorall UltraTwin® Lift System to assist in caring and supporting your patients. This system provides a comfortable and easily adjustable way to transfer and care for bariatric patients and helps to protect caregivers from injury.


No Credit

Patient mobility requires a unique blend of power and flexibility. In this eLearning activity, you'll explore the Golvo® mobile lifts and learn how they combine the versatility of a mobile lift with overhead lifting functionality — helping you address the many lifting needs (and care environments) you encounter every day.


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

This continuing education activity will address the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of HAIs, describe the latest research on environmental hygiene in the operating room (OR), and list the monitoring methods available to objectively evaluate environmental hygiene. Process improvement methods and new technologies such as self-disinfecting surfaces and “no touch” area cleaners utilizing ultraviolet (UV) irradiation and hydrogen peroxide vapor will be described.


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

A collaborative effort and trust between OR and SPD staff is paramount to effective instrument care and infection control. Strategies for effective communication between departments and opportunities for improved relationships between OR and SPD staff will be discussed to help promote safe and efficient patient care.

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