A Programmatic Approach to Improving Environmental Hygiene in the Operating Room
PRESENTER: Linda Homan, RN, BSN, CIC, Sr. Manager Clinical Affairs
LOCATION: Virtual Webinar
Join Ecolab for a FREE, virtual educational activity on operating room environmental hygiene, presented by Linda Homan, RN, BSN, CIC, and senior manager of clinical affairs for Ecolab Healthcare. This LIVE, 50 minute continuing education activity is intended for OR leadership, ASC administrators, infection preventionists and other healthcare professionals who are interested in gaining and furthering their knowledge in the importance of environmental hygiene to drive increased levels of cleanliness and improved room turnover efficiency in the OR. At the end of this presentation, a link will be provided to Pfiedler, Inc. to complete the requirements to receive 2 FREE continuing education credits.
- Explain the role of environmental contamination in the transmission of healthcare-associated infections and discuss perioperative nurses’ role & responsibility in it.
- Discuss the latest research on environmental hygiene in the operating room and ASCs along with objective monitoring tools that have been used in the research.
- Describe the importance of optimized environmental hygiene in all areas within the the OR and ASCs to provide increased protection and peace of mind for both your patients and your team.
Two sessions are available:
November 12 at 12:00 PM CST and November 17 at 2:00 PM CST