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Sterile Technique: Key Concepts and Practices
Product Details
Product ID: 1964
Year Produced: 2013
Length: 55 minutes

The purpose of this study guide and accompanying video is to provide information to perioperative staff members on key concepts and practices for establishing and maintaining a sterile field.

This video and accompanying study guide address the following topics:

  • Micorbiology Review
  • Practices to Reduce Transmissible Infections
  • Selection of Surgical Gowns, Gloves, and Drapes
  • Use of Sterile Technique When Gowning and Gloving
  • Sterile Drapes
  • Preparing a Sterile Field
  • Introducing Items to the Sterile Field
  • Monitoring the Sterile Field
  • Moving in and Around the Sterile Field
  • Education, Training, and Quality Assurance

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Define sterile technique.
  • Identify the parameters of a sterile field.
  • Describe practices that reduce the spread of infection when preparing or working in a sterile environment.
  • Discuss the importance of monitoring the sterile field.