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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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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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The Buzz Around Honey - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Throughout the ages, honey has helped take some of the sting out of wound care. Learn more about the use of medical honey in wound care today. #Courses #Correctional-Facilities #Skin-and-Wound-Care #RN-LPN #Nursing-Home #Surgical-Center #Other #CE #Australia ​​​​​​​​​

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Speak Your Truth: Create a Safer Patient Environment through Communication and Team Building - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

This course is part of the EMPOWER Program designed to help improve the safety and savings in your OR. Speak Your Truth: Create a Safer Patient Environment through Communication and Team Building explores reasons why people are afraid to tell the truth, especially about the way a patient is...

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Safe-Patient-Handling: Positioning - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

A priority in healthcare facilities is the abundance of back injuries among nursing staff due to manual patient handling practices. Injured nurses are increasing worker’s compensation costs and causing high levels of staff turnover. This introductory course teaches nurses, nursing assistants and...

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Checking it Twice: Yes! Checklists Do Save Lives - 1.0 CE (for Nurses)

Healthcare professionals have a long way to go toward improving patient safety. There are, however, glimmers of hope, one of which comes in the form of a checklist. #Courses #Correctional-Facilities #Documentation #Operating-Room #RN-LPN #Hospital #Surgical-Center ​​​​​​​ #CE ​ ...

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9 on the Line - Patient Safety in the Operating Room - 1.5 CE (for Nurses)

The operating room presents an environment for many different patient safety issues to arise. It is important for nurses to understand the importance of these issues, and to take action to improve patient safety in their healthcare organization. This course will address surgical site infections,...

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The Critical Role of the Sterile Processing Department Staff - 1.0 CE (for Nurses and Central Sterile Techs)

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the entire instrument life cycle and the critical importance of central sterile technicians. While the goal is to eliminate 99.999% of pathogens, prions, and bacteria, only a meticulous approach will do. Most take for granted that the instruments...