October 10, 2018 sarah

Jan. 15 WEBINAR (US): Point of Use, Post Procedure, and Transportation of Surgical Instruments


Date & Time:

Jan 15, 2019 1 – 2 pm ET

Speaker:

Rose Seavey, MBA, BS, RN, CNOR, CRCST, CSPDT, Seavey Healthcare Consulting

Overview:

Care and handling of surgical instruments is a shared responsibility between the Operating Room (OR) and Sterile Processing (SP) personnel.  Preparation for decontamination begins at the point of use.  This presentation will share the current guidelines and standards from multiple organizations and explain the necessary steps for point of use, post procedure and transportation of contaminated instruments.

Objectives:

  1. Compare AORN, AAMI and the Association of Surgical Technologist (AST) current guidelines and specific responsibilities for point of use (POU), post procedure and transportation of contaminated items.
  2. Discuss how following current standards for point of use, post procedure and transportation of contaminated instruments can decrease risks to patients and staff.

Credit:

1 hour CEU credit

 

For more information or to register for the webinar please contact events@tso3.com.

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