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United We Stand Divided We Fall: Collaboration Is The Solution You’ve Been Searching For!

August 20, 2020

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Certification: Eligible for one (1) continuing (CE) hour by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing

This 60-minute webinar features Michelle Lemmons, RN, BSN, PHN, Clinical Educator – OR at Key Surgical. How many of you have ever gotten excited about a new idea that you believe could have a significant, positive effect on your department only to have the idea fall flat, or never get off the ground because of interactions with another department? In the hospital, operating room and sterile processing departments have immediate impacts on each others workflow, success, and failure. This presentation will shed new light on the value of collaboration and the role leaders, staff, and management play in the successful implementation of new and improved processes.

About the Presenter: Michelle Lemmons, RN, BSN, PHN, is a Clinical Educator – OR at Key Surgical. Michelle has over 10 years of healthcare experience including admissions, OR, acute care, post-acute care, transitional care, and long term care. She also worked as a scrub nurse and circulator for the CV/Thoracic/General Team at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and is passionate about nursing, healthcare, and individuals using their strengths to support teams and realize their full potential.

OR Today would like to thank our sponsor Key Surgical! Key Surgical is a leading global provider of sterile processing, operating room, and endoscopy products that support processes and procedures in hospitals and surgical facilities throughout the U.S. and internationally. For more information visit www.keysurgical.com.

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