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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

 

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Join Jaime Wong, MD, Senior Vice President and Senior Medical Officer with Intuitive, to hear firsthand about what makes da Vinci 5® the most powerful and fully integrated da Vinci® system, ever – and what it means for patients and perioperative teams.


Credits CA:1.0

Instances of accidental burns have been documented. Moreover, reports of burns resulting from prolonged exposure to traditional surgical lighting, particularly before the adoption of light emitting diode (LED) technology. This educational activity will identify patient risks associated with surgical lights and strategies for enhancing patient safety.


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

This program defines the characteristics of hazardous drugs, identifies groups of HCWs at greatest risk, and describes potential routes and effects of occupational exposure. Recommendations offered by government agencies and professional associations for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) are summarized, focusing on the proper use of gloves and gowns when handling chemotherapy drugs.


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

This program is designed to increase knowledge of the basics of skin health and its impact for people with incontinence. The activity will provide practical knowledge for clinicians on the care of fragile skin as well as including factors that influence skin health, how to maintain a balanced microbiome, what happens when the microbiome becomes unbalanced, and how to treat conditions related to declines in skin health.


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

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.


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.

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