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Optimizing Room Turnover in Your OR

Improving surgical outcomes and reducing healthcare associated infections (HAIs) is a primary focus for operating room staff. With a collaborative effort to reduce surgical site infections (SSIs), staff can improve patient safety and reduce costs. This educational activity is intended for nurses...

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Why Measure Intra-abdominal Pressure and How Will You Use It? (Recorded Webinar) - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

This webinar offers knowledge and tools regarding how to use Intra-abdominal Pressure (IAP) measurements to identify and intervene when serious complications in the critically-ill develop. Comprehensive educational topics in this webinar include: - Overview of the Abdominal Compartment Society -...

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When Things Get Hairy: Considerations for Preoperative Hair Removal - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Performing preoperative hair removal has been key aspect of surgical preparation for the last century. In most surgical site infections, or SSIs, the pathogens originate from the patient’s own flora. Body hair can harbor this flora. It has been believed that removal of body hair, through...

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VAP: Neumonía asociada a ventilación mecánica para Ayudantes de Enfermería - 0.25 CE

La neumonía asociada a ventilación mecánica (NAVM) no sólo es muy dañina, sino muy costosa de tratar. Por lo tanto, educar a los cuidadores acerca de cómo prevenir la VAP puede salvar vidas y ahorrar dinero. #Courses #Infection-Prevention #Respiratory #Spanish #Healthcare-Assistant ...

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Úlceras del Pie Diabético para Ayudantes de Enfermería (non CE)

La sensibilización con la diabetes del público en general ha aumentado en los últimos años, gracias en parte a las advertencias sobre obesidad infantil y su relación con la diabetes. Los cuidadores involucrados con la atención de residentes a largo plazo ya están familiarizados con la diabetes...

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Tracheostomy Tube Care and Cleaning - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Tracheostomies are a common procedure in healthcare today with over 100,000 tracheostomies performed every year in the United States. This makes tracheostomies and tracheostomy tube care a critical component of nursing care. This course will discuss the reason tracheostomies are performed,...

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Topical Treatment and Interventions - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

This course focuses on increasing compliance and improving outcomes in wound care by emphasizing the importance of standardization of wound treatment and dressing protocols. #Courses #Australia #Correctional-Facilities #Infection-Prevention #Skin-and-Wound-Care #RN-LPN #Hospital ...

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The Transfer Challenge

This course will help in eliminating fear for elderly residents when transferring them to acute care. #Courses #Australia #Across-the-Continuum-of-Care #Safety #Infection-Prevention #Healthcare-Assistant #CNA #Nursing-Home #Other #CE ​​​​​​​​​​​​

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The 5 Step Approach for Avoiding VAP (non CE)

Up to 28 percent of mechanically ventilated patients develop Ventilator- Associated Pneumonia, or VAP. This course offers five steps based on the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, or IHI, Ventilator Bundle, with a goal of reducing the mortality of VAP patients. #Courses #Infection...