Aseptic Nursing Technique in the OR: Principles of Sterile Technique
OVERVIEW:

The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with an understanding of the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.This program has been revised to accurately reflect the latest aseptic practice guidelines from the AORN.



OBJECTIVES:

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify the different sources of surgically-introduced infection
  • Identify the six links in the chain of infection
  • Describe how surgical asepsis breaks the chain of infection
  • Explain the role and responsibilities that the circulating nurse has in establishing and maintaining sterile technique in the OR
  • Describe the AORN Standards and Recommended Practices for achieving the highest possible level of technical skill and surgical asepsis, including the seven key AORN principles
  • Explain the role and responsibilities that the surgical technician has in establishing and maintaining sterile technique in the OR
  • Describe the six recommended standards of practice for creating the sterile field established by the Association of Surgical Technologists
This program also includes workbooks that can be ordered separately.

 This program has been designated for 0.5 contact hours of continuing nursing education credits.
Price: $249.00 USD

Product ID: CLP096
Media: DVD
Year: 2010
Duration: 15:15 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Operating Room, Infection Control
 
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