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The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Bathing: Tub Bath, Shower, Shampoo and Perineal Care (w/Video)

The purpose of this program is to provide certified nursing assistants with an understanding of the proper procedures needed to provide a tub bath, shower, shampoo and perineal care. The material is organized around the following categories: Introduction Giving a Tub Bath Assisting with a...


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The Nursing Assistant: Techniques in Bathing: The Bed Bath (w/Video)

The purpose of this program is to provide certified nursing assistants with an understanding of the proper procedures needed to provide a bed bath. The material is organized around the following categories: Introduction Providing a Bed Bath After completing this course, the learner should...


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The Nursing Assistant: Transfer and Ambulation Skills (w/Video)

Care providers must often assist persons with impaired mobility to walk, move to wheelchairs, toilets and beds. But to protect yourself and those you are providing care to, the nursing assistant must master the skills needed for transfer and ambulation. The material is organized around the...


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The Nursing Assistant: Moving and Turning Skills (w/Video)

The purpose of this program is to provide certified nursing assistants with an understanding of the proper procedures for moving and turning residents both with and without a lift sheet, and the proper procedures for turning a resident away as well as toward you. The material is organized around...


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Wet Packs – Causes and Solutions - 0.5 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

Steam sterilization is the most common form of sterilization used today in both hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers. This course is offered through our partnership with course creator Nancy Chobin RN, AAS, ACSP, CFER, CSPM, who created this module for Sterile Processing University. CBSPD...


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Sterile Storage... Or is it? - 0.5 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

Basically, there are three conditions than can compromise sterility; moisture, soil and physical damage. All of these events are affected by the storage and handling of the packages after sterilization. Learn more in this course. This course is offered through our partnership with course creator...


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Specialty Testing of Steam Sterilizers - 0.5 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

This course covers specialty testing of steam sterilizers and best practices for decontamination. There are four types of specialty testing of sterilizers: 1. Routine BI Testing 2. Qualification Testing 3. Rigid Container Testing 4. Product Testing (will be covered in a separate inservice). This...


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Roles and Responsibilities of Technicians - 1.75 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

The effective SPD technician must clearly and thoroughly understand his or her roles and responsibilities. To achieve the necessary level of competence, the technician should study the various functions performed by SPD. This course is offered through our partnership with course creator Nancy...


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Rigid Container Testing of Steam Sterilizers - 0.75 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

AAMI ST-79 recommends routine biological monitoring of steam sterilizers weekly, preferably daily. Biological monitoring with a process challenge device (also known as PCD) containing live bacterial spores of geo bacillus stearothermophilus is recommended because this spore is the most resistant...


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Quality Prep of Surgical Instruments - 0.75 CE (for Central Sterile Techs)

Surgical instruments must be thoroughly cleaned, properly assembled, carefully inspected and tested, correctly packaged and effectively sterilized to ensure patient safety and positive patient outcomes. This course is offered through our partnership with course creator Nancy Chobin RN, AAS, ACSP...