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2021 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo: Boost Quality and Safety in SPD, OR & Beyond

Those who attend the 2021 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo this October in Columbus, Ohio, will learn from some of the industry’s most renowned and respected experts in the field. Attendees will glean valuable information they can take back to their departments to drive better outcomes for their health care customers and patients who rely on clean, sterile and well-functioning instruments.

3 Questions to Help You Find the Right Anesthesia Machine for Your Facility

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Clarifying Scoring in Instrument Handling and Processing

As an infection preventionist (IP) working in the Standards Interpretation Group of the Joint Commission, an important function of my job is to answer infection prevention-related questions from health care organizations.

The Importance of Early Career Certification

In an increasingly demanding hiring market those now entering nursing, or committing to a specialty such as perioperative nursing, will maximize their opportunities with certification.

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This 60-minute pre-recorded webinar will feature Melanie A Burton, BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator. RN attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge on best practice in SSI prevention. What attendees will learn:

  1. How to identify intrinsic factors that contribute to SSIs.
  2. The significance of SSIs.
  3. How personnel factors contribute to SSIs.
  4. How environmental factors contribute to SSIs
  5. The interventions that protect the integrity of the sterile field.
  6. The criteria of a back table cover.

About the Presenter: Melanie A Burton, BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator. Melanie has been a PeriOperative Nurse since 1971, a member of AORN since 1980, and a CNOR since 1991. After retiring from Swedish Hospital in Seattle in 2010, she was a Travel Nurse working in different environments in Alaska, Idaho and Washington. She has been President of her Seattle Chapter, President of The Washington State Council of PeriOperative Nurses, member of the AORN Government Affairs Committee, member of AORN CEAC for five years and is the outgoing AORN Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly Council Chair. With a passion for excellence in safe patient care she was recruited by the TIDI Products company, that has the motto of “Supporting Caregivers and Preventing Infections”, to be a Nurse Technical Support Specialist, Consultant, and Nurse Educator. Melanie has presented, nationally, on numerous occasions, on the topic of infection prevention and the prevention of SSIs and has presented to the Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly at AORN Expo 2017 and 2018, on the subject of retirement.

 *MD Publishing takes every precaution to ensure accuracy of content; however, the information, opinions, and statements expressed in the webinars and advertisements herein are those of the writer and/or advertiser, and not those of our company. 

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25jul2:00 pmStrategies For Reduction Of Surgical Site Infections (Pre-Recorded)

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This 60-minute pre-recorded webinar will feature Melanie A Burton, BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator. RN attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge on best practice in SSI prevention. What attendees will learn:

  1. How to identify intrinsic factors that contribute to SSIs.
  2. The significance of SSIs.
  3. How personnel factors contribute to SSIs.
  4. How environmental factors contribute to SSIs
  5. The interventions that protect the integrity of the sterile field.
  6. The criteria of a back table cover.

About the Presenter: Melanie A Burton, BSN RN CNOR MLSO, Independent Consultant/Nurse Educator. Melanie has been a PeriOperative Nurse since 1971, a member of AORN since 1980, and a CNOR since 1991. After retiring from Swedish Hospital in Seattle in 2010, she was a Travel Nurse working in different environments in Alaska, Idaho and Washington. She has been President of her Seattle Chapter, President of The Washington State Council of PeriOperative Nurses, member of the AORN Government Affairs Committee, member of AORN CEAC for five years and is the outgoing AORN Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly Council Chair. With a passion for excellence in safe patient care she was recruited by the TIDI Products company, that has the motto of “Supporting Caregivers and Preventing Infections”, to be a Nurse Technical Support Specialist, Consultant, and Nurse Educator. Melanie has presented, nationally, on numerous occasions, on the topic of infection prevention and the prevention of SSIs and has presented to the Retired Nurses Specialty Assembly at AORN Expo 2017 and 2018, on the subject of retirement.

 *MD Publishing takes every precaution to ensure accuracy of content; however, the information, opinions, and statements expressed in the webinars and advertisements herein are those of the writer and/or advertiser, and not those of our company. 

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