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IFU and EAU Webinar Delivers Knowledge

The recent OR Today webinar presentation “Hyperventilating Through the Pandemic, Don’t Get a Brown Bag … Know Your IFUs and the Importance of EUAs” was popular and highly rated. It was sponsored by oneSOURCE and eligible for one (1) continuing education (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

The webinar was presented by Sharon Greene-Golden, manager, sterile processing at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center.

“Managing our way as sterile processors through a pandemic has been stressful. We need to remember our basics from the importance of Instructions for Use to compliance. We are an instrumental part to our facilities reopening for elective surgeries, keeping ourselves, our patients and facility personnel safe and healthy,” is how an email described the session.

In the webinar, Greene-Golden reviewed the things patients are depending on nurses to do correctly every single day.

More than 100 individuals logged on for the live presentation that tied for the highest-rated webinar of the year with a 4.4 rating on a 5-point scale. Attendees praised the session in a survey.

“Speaker was very insightful in problem solving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enjoyed her style of the presentation,” Clinical Educator J. Arnold said.

“Sharon Greene-Golden was great! She put it all in perspective. You have already been dealing with all these other disease processes and this is no different in the decontamination of instruments. Great speaker,” said C. Edmonds, vascular/transplant OR coordinator.

“I try to never miss one of OR Today’s webinars, they are excellent! I truly enjoyed her webinar. The information she reviewed regarding EUAs was superb and the guidance she gave about not following the IFUs was spot on! She truly is a subject matter expert and I appreciate listening to true and honest daily challenges we face in health care when it comes to sterilization processes, etc.,” said Vice President Chief Care Continuum Officer F. Roster.

For more information about the OR Today webinar series, visit ORToday.com/upcoming-webinars.

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